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Canada firms nervous as Trudeau, Trump shake hands

Canadian companies hope the meeting between the PM and the president doesn't unravel in a trade war

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau taking a wefie with a worker. US President Donald Trump's pledge to renegotiate the Nafta and his support for a "major border tax" threatens to disrupt US$541 billion in trade between the two countries.

Winnipeg, Manitoba

CANADA and the US have knitted together one of the world's most integrated economies since signing free trade agreements 30 years ago, trading everything from fertiliser to oil.

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Washington to meet President Donald Trump...

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