Ottawa's Retaliatory Tariffs A 'Punch In The Gut' To Gluten-Free Bakery

The owner of a specialized bakery in Winnipeg is surprised at the extent Ottawa's retaliatory tariffs on the United States will hamstring her business.

Betsy Hiebert, who owns Cocoabeans Bakeshop and Cafe on Corydon Avenue, was dismayed to receive a letter last week from her American supplier listing 50 of the brands she buys slapped with a 10 per cent tariff, which came into effect on Canada Day.

She didn't expect so many of her products to be affected by Canada's counter-measures to the tariffs the Trump administration imposed on Canadian steel and aluminum. 

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