Canada says would respond if US imposed new border tariffs

Freeland made her remarks after meeting new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson


Reuters February 09, 2017
A sign post for the small border town of Emerson, near the Canada-US border crossing where refugees make their way often on foot into the province, is seen in Emerson, Manitoba, Canada, February 1, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

OTTAWA: Canada strongly opposes the idea of the United States imposing new border tariffs and would respond appropriately to any such move, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters on Wednesday.

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Freeland made her remarks after meeting new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for the first time in Washington.

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