Canada, the US and TPP: Peeing on Harper’s election bus

War of words on dairy comes amid chilly Harper-Obama ties.

Trade Minister Ed Fast and US Trade Representative Michael Froman meet in Washington, DC on June 25, 2013.
Gar Pardy
Published: Thursday, 07/30/2015 6:00 pm EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 07/30/2015 8:39 pm EDT

American presidents are not known to take advice from foreigners, and certainly not from Canadians. Lester Pearson was an early sacrifice when in a speech at Temple University in Philadelphia on April 2, 1965 the prime minister gently suggested that President Lyndon Johnson should consider a “suspension of air strikes against North Vietnam at the right time.”

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