As the New York Times reported, Trudeau’s war of words with President Donald Trump has escalated into a tariff war. Though Trudeau’s government was initially conciliatory toward the Trump Administration, the latter has not proven to be a cooperative negotiating partner.
As he’s dealing with foreign affairs–the G7 Summit, which took place in Canada, concluded recently–Trudeau also has to face declining popularity in his home country. After his election, his approval numbers among the Canadian public began a slow slide.
Emmy Skylar started working for Debate Report in 2017. Emmy grew up in a small town in northern Manitoba. But moved to Ontario for university. Before joining Debate Report, Emmy briefly worked as a freelance journalist for CBC News. She covers politics and the economy.