An EV trade war with China will cost Canadian consumers heavily


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Open this photo in gallery: BYD electric cars wait to be loaded onto a ship at the international container terminal of Taicang Port at Suzhou Port, in China's eastern Jiangsu Province, Sept. 11, 2023.STR/Getty Images Back when she was foreign affairs minister, Chrystia Freeland rarely missed an opportunity to champion the postwar “rules-based international order” that had come under assault by then-U.S. president Donald Trump. In 2018, when Mr. Trump slapped tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum imports as part of a broad protectionist thrust directed mostly at China, Ms. Freeland used a speech in Washington to denounce the move...