Trump in Canada: G-7 Summit Schedule in Full

President Donald Trump will travel to Charlevoix, Canada, for a two-day summit with leaders of the G-7 after slapping controversial trade tariffs on all the key American allies attending the meeting.

The G-7 summit takes place from June 8 to 9 and is hosted by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Canada holds the G-7 presidency in 2018. Member states of the G-7 are the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, and Japan.

Under his “America First” policy, Trump authorized tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada, Mexico, Japan, and China. America will be hit with tariffs in response, risking a tit-for-tat escalation into a full-blown trade war. The EU has accused his administration of bullying it on trade.

Trump imposed the tariffs using his national security powers, which meant he did not need to secure new legislation from Congress and could instead force them through using executive orders. The president argues America’s trade deficit weakens its national security by making it reliant on other countries. He wants to renegotiate trade terms with America’s biggest partners.

Justin Trudeau Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meet at the White House, on October 11, 2017. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

But Trudeau balked at the idea Canada is a national security concern to the U.S. "The idea that we are somehow a national security threat to the U.S. is quite frankly insulting and unacceptable,” Trudeau said on NBC’s Meet the Press.

He talked of the Canadian soldiers who had fought and died alongside their U.S. allies, from World War II to Afghanistan, and said Trump’s move is “insulting to them.”

"Next week we're hosting the G-7 summit of world leaders, and the airfield, the military base that Air Force One is going to land on, was put there during World War II to protect an aluminum smelter that was providing to the military effort," Trudeau said.

The Canadian prime minister said he doesn’t know what Trump wants, pointing out that they share the same concerns about China’s trading practices and that America actually has a $2 billion surplus in steel trading with Canada.

Trump may cut a lonely figure in the room as he is surrounded by a group of leaders united against his tariffs. But trade is not formally on the G-7 agenda—though other sticky points for the U.S. president are.

Among the discussions are “Gender equality and female empowerment” and “Climate change and clean energy.”

Trump faces accusations of misogyny for his past comments about and treatment of women, including the infamous “grab them by the pussy” tape.

And he was condemned by allies and environmentalists for pulling America out of the Paris Climate Agreement, a major deal to keep the world’s temperature rise this century below 2 degrees Celsius by curbing emissions.

Here’s the G-7 summit agenda in full.

Friday, June 8, 2018

11:45 – 12:15

Official welcome of the G-7 leaders

Location: Terrasse St-Laurent, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: Leaders and spouses

Media: Photo opportunity

12:30 – 14:00

G-7 working lunch

Theme: Economic growth that works for everyone

Location: Le Point Cardinal, golf clubhouse, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: Leaders and sherpas

Media: Closed

14:00 – 14:30

G-7 family photograph

Location: Golf clubhouse, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: Leaders

Media: Photo opportunity

15:00 – 16:30

G-7 working session

Theme: Economic growth and the future of work

Location: G-7 Summit Room, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: Leaders and Sherpas

Media: Photo opportunity

18:30 – 20:00

G-7 working dinner

Theme: A more peaceful and secure world

Location: Black Bear Chalet, La Malbaie

Participants: Leaders

Media: Closed

21:00 – 22:00

G-7 cultural event

Location: L’Ovale, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: Leaders and spouses

Media: Closed

Saturday, June 9, 2018

08:00 – 09:00

G-7 and Gender Equality Advisory Council breakfast

Location: G-7 Outreach Meeting Room, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: Leaders, sherpas and council members

Media: Photo opportunity

09:00 – 09:30

G-7 signing of the scroll

Location: Main Lobby Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: Leaders

Media: Photo opportunity

09:30 – 10:30

G-7 working session

Theme: Gender equality and women’s empowerment

Location: G-7 Summit Room, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: Leaders and Sherpas

Media: Photo opportunity

10:45 – 11:45

G-7 working session

Theme: Climate change and clean energy

Location: G-7 Summit Room, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: Leaders and sherpas

Media: Closed

11:45 – 12:15

Official welcome of the outreach leaders

Location: Terrasse St-Laurent, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: Prime Minister of Canada and outreach leaders

Media: Photo opportunity

12:15 – 13:15

G-7 and outreach working session

Theme: Oceans

Location: G-7 Outreach Meeting Room, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: G-7 and outreach leaders, and Sherpas

Media: Photo opportunity

13:15 – 13:45

G-7 and outreach family photograph

Location: Press theatre, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: G-7 and outreach leaders

Media: Photo opportunity

13:45 – 15:15

G-7 and outreach working lunch

Theme: Oceans

Location: G-7 Outreach Meeting Room, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participants: G-7 and outreach leaders, and Sherpas

Media: Closed

16:00 – 17:00

Chair’s press conference

Location: Press theater, Le Manoir Richelieu

Participant: Prime Minister of Canada

Media: Open coverage

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