Former diplomats urge Canadians to calm down, accept U.S. elections results

Canadians need to calm down and focus on making Canada-U.S. relations work during a Donald Trump presidency, a pair of former ambassadors say.Gary Doer, a former Canadian ambassador to the United States, and Gordon Giffin, a former U.S. ambassador to Canada appointed by Bill Clinton, urged Canadians to accept the election results during a joint presentation to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade on Friday.

The former diplomats were predictably diplomatic about how to go forward with a president-elect who has talked about restricting Muslim immigration to the United States, building a wall along the Mexico-U.S. border, tearing up free-trade deals such as NAFTA and who has faced questions about his views on women.Globe editorial: What the election of Donald Trump means for Justin Trudeau (2)Read more: Canada will have to fight for attention of new U.S. secretary of stateRead more: Trump team of …
Go to Source