Story 7 – Better with Biden

by David Korzinski | December 26, 2020 8:00 pm

The American presidential election was of extreme interest to Canadian observers. Four years of the Trump presidency were an immense challenge for Canadian government officials. Among the issues causing busy days and sleepless nights: contentious[1] NAFTA renegotiations, tariffs[2] on Canadians products based on classifying Canada as a national security threat, President Trump calling Prime Minister Trudeau “very dishonest and weak[3]”, and myriad issues involving Americans seeking asylum at the Canadian border due to the administration’s policies and threats, are notable among them.

President-elect Biden is being received with hope for a better relationship. Five-times as many Canadians were optimistic about the 2020 election result compared to 2016. For more, click the link below.

www.angusreid.org/biden-canada-relationship/[4]

Endnotes:
  1. contentious: https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/nafta-talks-intensify-as-freeland-negotiators-push-hard-for-breakthrough-1.4113872
  2. tariffs: https://www.startribune.com/meet-the-newest-u-s-national-security-threat-canada/572076612/
  3. very dishonest and weak: https://deadline.com/2018/06/president-trump-blasts-canadian-pm-trudeau-calls-him-very-dishonest-and-weak-1202407146/
  4. www.angusreid.org/biden-canada-relationship/: https://www.angusreid.org/biden-canada-relationship/

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