“CANADA has had no choice but to enforce reciprocal counter measures to the steel and aluminum tariffs that the United States imposed on June 1, 2018,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s (office) said in a statement. <PHOTO – The Canadian Press>
All three federal Canadian political parties (the New Democrats, Conservatives and Liberals) supported the Prime Minister’s move. Where will this end? Who knows?
Steel products of all kinds – bars, rods, coils, stainless steel, tin-coated, flat-rolled, tubes and pipes, etc
Aluminum products, Wisconsin yoghurt, roasted coffee, prepared meals, maple sugar, maple syrup, toffee, licorice candy, sugar confectionary, chocolate, pizza, quiche, cucumbers, gerkins, strawberry jam, orange juice, soya sauce, ketchup, mayonnaise, salad dressing, sauces, soups, Tennessee & Kentucky whiskies, manicure and pedicure preparations, hair lacquers, deodorizers, liquids and creams, automatic dishwasher detergents, candles, tapers, glues, adhesives, insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, sacks and bags, cones, tableware, kitchenware, toilet articles, hygienic articles, plywood, veneered panels, similar laminated wood, paper, paperboard, toilet paper, handkerchiefs, facial tissues, towels, bobbins, spools, postcards, cast iron grilles, parts for stoves, parts for refrigerator-freezers, combined refrigerator-freezers, dish washers, lawn mowers, sleeping bags, mattresses, pillows, seats, motorboats, pillows, cushions, bedding, playing cards, ball point pens and markers – 250 products in total.
<JULY 1ST – RETALIATORY TARIFFS, editorial cartoon by GREG PERRY/Toronto Star>