As Donald Trump takes office in the United States, questions abound regarding the impact of his promised economic, environmental, foreign, and trade policies. There’s optimism in the agricultural regions of the U.S, as the president-elect has promised a major reduction of government agency regulation. The American people wanted something different in Washington and that is what they appear to be getting in many behaviours and policies.
At Saskatoon’s CropSphere, The Atlantic editor, David Frum, was the Wednesday keynote speaker and he delivered his analysis of the incoming presidency, and how the big change in the White House may impact Canadian agriculture and others.
This segment was played on RealAg Radio last Friday. Topics covered were the future of NAFTA, immigration, protectionist tariffs, provoking China, and the relationship of Canada and the United States.