The US president Donald Trump has welcomed PM Justin Trudeau to the White House on Monday morning for talks on free trade and a round table discussion with female business leaders, including his daughter.
Relations with the US are crucial to Canada. More than 75 per cent of Canada’s exports go to the US. There is a fear among Canadians that they could be hurt as Trump targets Mexico in a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
According to Canadian officials, the two leaders announced the newly formed U.S. Canada council for advancement of women entrepreneurs and business leaders. It is aimed at promoting the growth of women-owned entreprises