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2005-12-14 14:37:28

By Allan Dowd RICHMOND, British Columbia (Reuters) - Prime Minister Paul Martin escalated a war of words with the United States on Wednesday, telling Washington not to dictate to him what topics he can raise in the run-up to Canada's January 23 election. But U.S. Ambassador David Wilkins, who warned Canadian politicians on Tuesday not to bash the United States as part of their campaigning, denied on Wednesday he was trying to control the election debate. Martin -- who has regularly...

2005-12-14 14:37:43

By Allan Dowd RICHMOND, British Columbia (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin escalated a war of words with the United States on Wednesday, telling Washington not to dictate to him what topics he can raise in the run-up to Canada's January 23 election. But U.S. Ambassador David Wilkins, who warned Canadian politicians on Tuesday not to bash the United States as part of their campaigning, denied on Wednesday he was trying to control the election debate. Martin -- who has...

2005-12-03 18:01:21

By Allan Dowd VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - The opposition New Democratic Party brought a lingering trade dispute into the Canadian election campaign on Saturday, saying Canada should slap a duty on energy exports to the United States to force an end to U.S. sanctions on softwood lumber. NDP leader Jack Layton, campaigning in British Columbia, a lumber-producing province that could be vital in the election, said Prime Minister Paul Martin's Liberal government had not been...

2005-08-26 13:39:50

By Adrienne Spring WINNIPEG (Reuters) - The United States and Canada engaged in verbal sparring over their softwood lumber trade dispute on Friday but both sides appeared to recognize the difficulty of tit-for-tat retaliation. U.S. Ambassador David Wilkins raised the ire of Canadian cabinet ministers by urging in remarks published on Friday in the Ottawa Citizen that Canadian leaders should stop their "emotional tirades" and get back to negotiating. Canadian Industry Minister David...


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