Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with U.S. Vice-President Kamala Harris on Monday about a series of cross-border issues, including the Democrats’ “Buy American” policy, according to his office.
In a readout from the bilateral call, the PMO says the pair talked about Harris’ years spent in Montreal, which she “recalled fondly,” and the two leaders dug into some pressing policy matters.
Trudeau’s office said on the call the prime minister discussed “avoiding the unintended consequences of Buy American policies,” and raised climate change, the “centrality of democratic principles” and the need to promote diversityWith our southern neighbour set to produce enough vaccine for its adult population by May.
The readout from the conversation issued by Harris’ office didn’t reference U.Swith most businesses and services remaining open would have a stringency rating below 50.. President Joe Biden’s promise to prioritize U.Sbut must be able to maintain physical distancing between people..-based suppliers, specifically. It’s an approach the Canadian government has suggested they will try to expand to become a so-called ‘buy North American’ policy.