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New U.S. leader assembles team as Canadians ponder future trade

Thursday, December 15, 2016 @ 7:00 PM | By Jeff Buckstein

Donald Trump’s surprise election presents the world economy with some big question marks, along with a level of uncertainty the markets hate. Could that prove especially disruptive to Canada, America’s largest trading partner, after the 70-year-old real estate developer is sworn into office as America’s next president in January?

“Let’s hope that we can navigate ourselves in these uncertain waters over the next few months [and] years,” said John Baird, a senior adviser at law firm Bennett Jones LLP in Toronto and a former Canadian foreign...