National Press Club

U.S.-Canada Trade Relations

September 1, 2005

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Run time: 57 minutes

Ambassador Wilkins introduced himself to Canadian journalists and thanked Canada for their support in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. He spoke to the journalists about U.S.-Canada trade relations. He emphasized that the majority of relations were amicable and that negotiating areas of difference such as softwood lumber was more productive than litigating those differences. Following his remarks, Ambassador Wilkins responded to questions and comments from reporters.