Canada: Facing a Winter of Discontent

Trudeau looks to the U.S. as his economic problems deepen

The trip was U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz's first formal visit abroad, and also a chance for a college reunion. For six hours Shultz closeted himself in Ottawa's Lester B. Pearson Building with a fellow student from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Canadian External Affairs Minister Allan MacEachen. When they emerged from their meeting, the atmosphere was almost chummy. The two men agreed that they would henceforth consult four times a year, and they tried to make some progress in resolving the...

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