Canadians boycott US goods, Trump over tariffs

Canadians boycott US goods, Trump over tariffs

Canadians have started to boycott U.S. goods in the wake of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want to use 'adversary' to describe Russia Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats in midterms Roby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism MORE's war of words with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the recent steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union, and Mexico. 

CTV News reported on Thursday that Canadian shoppers were boycotting Florida oranges, Kentucky bourbon and California wine over the diplomatic rift.

Canadians have also employed hashtags such as #BoycottUSProducts, #BuyCanadian and #BoycottUSA. 

Trump lashed out at Trudeau last weekend after the Canadian leader said all members of the Group of Seven (G-7) industrialized nations reached an agreement at the end of their summit.

The president said he would not sign the G-7 agreement and called Trudeau "weak" and "dishonest."

Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Thursday she was not ruling out potential tariffs against the Trump Organization in response to Trump's recently announced tariffs.