Trudeau is trying to garner support for the North American Free Trade Agreement and promote Canada as a country that welcomes USA tech companies setting up offices and hiring locals.
His remarks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, struck a cooperative tone at a time when President Donald Trump is threatening to withdraw from the 24-year-old pact that governs trade on the continent.
But he says income inequality is growing worldwide.
President Donald Trump called the 24-year-old agreement a job-killing "disaster" on the campaign trail, and he has threatened to pull out unless the deal requires more auto production in the USA, while shifting additional government contracts to US companies.
Trudeau, who was not injured or involved in the crash, was leaving the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, where he delivered a speech highlighting the importance of trade between USA and Canada.
During a town hall meeting in Edmonton, Mr Trudeau interrupted a woman after she used the word "mankind", saying he preferred "peoplekind".
The Canadian prime minister was in the U.S.to talk about trade, jobs, and economic growth.
Trudeau declined to talk about specifics, but said Canada wants an agreement that is "win-win-win" for all three countries.
Which is why Trudeau touched down in San Francisco on Thursday for a two-day visit aimed at promoting Canada as a business destination for Bay Area companies, and those in the tech sector, in particular.
A speech in which Trudeau evokes Reagan could force Republicans who lionize the former president to reconcile abandoning one of their hero's key accomplishments, Speer said.
Maybe Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has thicker skin than his fellow countrymen residing in Winnipeg?
The overt reason for the meeting was to celebrate Salesforce's commitment to invest $2 billion in Canada over the next five years, building out its data centers and adding to its workforce there. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.
But Trudeau, in addition to being the political leader of the Great White North, is also a businessman. However, both officials ended up the discussions amiably as president Trump said that the whole NAFTA problem is far from being concluded.
"Our focus is very much not just that the economy is good next week, but how could we make sure it's good a decade from now, for the next generation", Trudeau said Thursday.