U.K.'s Boris Johnson expected to press Trudeau on trade pact at G7

As it hurtles toward what could be a messy exit from the European Union, Britain is hoping to hear some fresh trade reassurances from Canada at the upcoming G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, say officials in the diplomatic community and experts in international affairs.

Boris Johnson, the new British prime minister, is expected to hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the weekend gathering of the world's leading industrial economies.

The timing has yet to be hammered down, but the British are — according to multiple sources in the diplomatic community — keen to talk to Canada...

This was excerpted from the 22 August 2019 edition of CBC News.