President Joe Biden meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau successful the Oval Office of the White House, Nov. 18, 2021, successful Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
WASHINGTON—Canada’s planetary trade curate is wrapping up her latest authoritative sojourn to the U.S. capital−her 2nd since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was astatine the White House past month.
Mary Ng led a multipartisan Team Canada ngo to Capitol Hill for respective days of meetings with U.S. lawmakers to speech astir a fig of lingering irritants.
Topping that database is simply a projected taxation recognition for American-made electrical vehicles that Canadian concern leaders fearfulness could beryllium devastating to the car manufacture northbound of the border.
The credit, which would beryllium worthy up to $12,500 connected U.S. vehicles made with national labour, is portion of the Biden administration’s Build Back Better bill, which is presently making its mode done Congress.
Ng is besides taking contented with the U.S. determination to astir treble duties connected Canadian softwood lumber and a menace to prohibition murphy shipments from Prince Edward Island implicit concerns astir a uncommon fungus.
The delegation besides included Conservative MP Randy Hoback, NDP counterpart Daniel Blaikie and Sebastien Lemire of the Bloc Quebecois.