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Canada Mayor John Tory takes on Trump and tariffs at board of trade speech

22:07  12 june  2018
22:07  12 june  2018 Source:   thestar.com

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To Mayor John Tory ’s trusted advisers, it seemed an incongruous end to months of internal debate and strategizing on how to address Toronto’s financial In a September speech to the Toronto Region Board of Trade , Tory argued the city had to look at “unlocking the value” of Toronto Hydro.


Mayor John Tory says he stands with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau against U.S. President Donald Trump’s “sabre-rattling”, calling on other big city mayor’s to do the same.

Tory, whose public addresses are normally purposefully measured, spent a large part of a lunchtime speech at the Toronto Region Board of Trade on Bay St. Thursday lecturing the U.S. president, saying his “rhetoric” on trade threatens a successful agreement and the economic well-being of two countries.

The mayor said he would speak to his counterparts in Canada and the U.S., including those cities with which Toronto has strong economic ties.

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Toronto Mayor John Tory says Trump’s “rhetoric” on trade threatens the economic well-being of Canada and the U.S. © David Rider Toronto Mayor John Tory says Trump’s “rhetoric” on trade threatens the economic well-being of Canada and the U.S.

The speech Tuesday was Tory’s last of the term. He is seeking re-election this October.

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