Goldy Hyder and Trevor Kennedy emphasize that to form a mutually beneficial partnership, Canada and the United States need to be willing to negotiate and compromise. Their perspectives were featured in an article by the Hill Times about potential solutions to resolving the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber trade dispute.  

“One of the challenges between Canada and the U.S. is there is this disagreement—it’s a very complicated one about our two systems—but we have been able to find an agreeable solution for one that provides some certainty and stability and is mutually beneficial.” 

Trevor Kennedy, Vice President of Trade and International Policy, Business Council of Canada