A dinner is dandy, but a summit is strategic

A leaders' summit would present an opportunity for significant progress on regional trilateralism as a strategy.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with United States President Barack Obama during the APEC summit in Manila, Nov. 19, 2015.
Jennifer A. Jeffs
Published: Thursday, 01/21/2016 8:00 pm EST
Last Updated: Thursday, 01/21/2016 8:00 pm EST

As Canadian North America enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the first state dinner at the White House for a Canadian prime minister in 18 years, they should be also looking forward to the much overdue North American Leaders' Summit that was due to take place in 2015, but was repeatedly delayed until it was bounced off the agenda by our national election.

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