The leaders of Canada, the United States, China, and Mexico met in New York on Tuesday for the fourth time since the election of Donald Trump, but one of the leaders whose presence was notable has been conspicuously absent from the list.
“We’ll see what happens,” said Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, who is in New Jersey for a NATO summit.
“I think this is a good thing.
We have the opportunity to bring more attention to what we have to say about the issues that matter.”
It’s unclear how long Wynne will be in New England, but it’s not likely she will be returning to Canada for the summit, which runs from April 20-22.
Instead, Wynne will visit the U.S. for a meeting with President Donald Trump.
Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement has been a major blow to Canada, which is also a member of the European Union and has been trying to persuade its partners to keep a part of the deal.