Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland attends a coronavirus news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 19. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Canada attacks Trump plan to deploy troops at border

  • Ottawa calls proposal unnecessary, saying it would damage relations between two allies
  • In face of pandemic, the two nations had agreed last week to bar non-essential travel across world’s longest undefended border
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland attends a coronavirus news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 19. Photo: Reuters
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