Differences have to become a source of strength: Trudeau at IIM-Ahmedabad

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family spins cotton on a traditional 'charkha' in Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. Photo: PTI
Canadain Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited IIM Ahmedabad and spoke on a range of topics. Here are the top highlights.

*He said that he is open to immigration and trade. Currently, trade between India and Canada is worth $10 billion. It has the potential to grow.

*Want trade deals that are beneficial for both countries and especially for small enterprises.  

*It is essential to empower the media. 

*Independence of media is essential for a democracy to grow.

*Media fulfills the important duty of telling the government what it is doing wrong.

*Societies will be more and more heterogenous going forward.

*Our differences have to become a source of strength, not weakness. 

*Have more in common with Donald Trump than what people believe.