John Weekes speaks as a panelist at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute's Annual State of Trade Conference. In a podcast of the event, John emphasizes that international discussions on the next generation of trade issues are already underway and that Canada needs to be ready to engage. Importantly, Canada needs to ensure it is an effective partner with the U.S. on the global stage. With these International discussions already taking off, the choice for Canada is to engage wholeheartedly and help lead this work of be a follower and an eventual taker of the new rules that will emerge.
John's comments begin at 9:55 in the podcast.