by Eric Miller
The Globe and Mail
July 4, 2018
In the fullness of time, the Quebec G7 Summit will likely be seen as the end point for the U.S.-led world order.
While President Trump’s tweets dominated the news coverage, the Trudeau government was already looking ahead, using the summit to put Canada’s trade diversification agenda into high gear.
As part of this process, it invited Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Vietnam to participate in an “Expanded G7.” Mr. Phuc’s visit came at a time of substantially deepening trade and political relations between our countries and built on Prime Minister Trudeau’s visit to Vietnam last November.