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Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe Clark
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The consequences of not implementing alternatives to protectionism. Broadening trade agreements. Parallels in history to Canada's current trade situation from fifty years ago: the basis of the GATT. Pursuing our bilateral and multilateral trading interests together with the United States. A global trading system that depends on a strong U.S. commitment to free and fair trade. Dangers of the latest burst of U.S. protectionism. The need for political will on both sides. Some of the broader initiatives in foreign policy. Changes in emphasis by the Canadian government: in Canada's North; and in The Commonwealth and La Francophonie. Details of those changes. Canada's reputation abroad.