The federal government says it is providing up to two billion dollars in funding and support for workers in Canada’s steel, aluminum and manufacturing sectors in the wake of steep U-S tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.
Canada is imposing 16.6-billion dollars in retaliatory tariffs on a range of American products, which Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says will remain in place until the United States eliminates its trade-restrictive measures against Canada.
The tariffs go into effect on Canada Day.
Canadian tariffs on American goods hit almost literally everything from cold rolled steel to yogurt.
Ottawa has unveiled an extensive final list of more than 16-billion dollars worth of American imports that will be hit with retaliatory tariffs starting this weekend.
Here’s a link to what goods and products will be affected: