In call with Biden, Trudeau talks trade, border ‘collaboration’ and Olympic soccer
It sounds like Justin Trudeau had the chance to needle his U.S. counterpart about Canada’s semifinal soccer win at the Tokyo Olympics.
A readout from the Prime Minister’s office says Trudeau spoke today with President Joe Biden — and that Canada’s victory over the United States came up in the conversation.
The two discussed weightier matters as well, including “close collaboration” at the Canada-U.S. border.
Canada has decided to begin allowing fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents next week, but the White House has not reciprocated.
Trudeau also made the case for Canada as Biden continues to talk tough about ensuring U.S. infrastructure spending prioritizes American firms and suppliers.
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