Would TrumpвЂ™s 20% auto tariff be CanadaвЂ™s вЂ™ruinationвЂ™? We access the damage
U.S. president Donald Trump threatened Friday to impose a 20 per cent tariff on cars if a NAFTA agreement canвЂ™t be reached with Canada.
вЂњIn some countries, including Canada, a tax on cars would be the ruination of the country. ThatвЂ™s how big it is. The ruination of the country,вЂќ Trump said at an event in North Dakota. вЂњNafta has been the worst trade deal ever.вЂќ
With about half a million people in Canada working directly and indirectly for the auto industry, вЂњthe impact is huge,вЂќ saysВ Unifor president Jerry Dias.