Canada Unveils $16.6B of US Tariff Targets

Minister Freeland just unveiled Canada\’s new tariffs targeting¬†$16.6B of US goods. $2B of support for Canadian industries affected by US tariffs is also included.

Trade ward creates artificial trade barriers that disrupts valuable economics of supply/value chain. Like rent control and subsidies. What kind of markets do we (Canada and USA) want, and where are we headed…back to post Adam Smith mercantilism, or modern, international commercial trade?

http://business.financialpost.com/news/economy/newsalert-ottawa-offering-up-to-2b-in-aid-details-u-s-tariff-targets-2