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December 12, 2018 12:15 PM Why congress can’t cave in to Trump on NAFTA

The best argument for Congress to pass U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweaked version of the North American Free Trade Agreement is also the worst argument for it. It’s the argument from stability. It concedes that the new agreement, labelled the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), may not be a vast improvement over NAFTA, or an improvement at all. But it urges 11

December 3, 2018 6:31 PM ‘Logic will prevail’ with politicians ratifying USMCA, says BRP chief executive

Returning to pre-NAFTA trade policies would create uncertainty and deep negative consequences, especially for the automotive industry for the revised trade agreement not to be approved, he said after ringing the opening bell on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Quebec-based recreational product manufacturer is celebrating 15 years since being spun off from Bombardier 24

December 1, 2018 5:57 PM Trudeau and other Canadians offer condolences to Bush family

Canadian politicians past and present are offering their condolences following the death of George H. W. Bush, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau saying the former U.S. president's commitment to his country was clear. "His exemplary spirit of service and commitment to country would mark each of his roles – including in Congress, as ambassador to the United 23

December 1, 2018 12:50 AM USMCA? CUSMA? What the new NAFTA is called depends on who’s talking

In official documents, they are calling it CUSMA, with Canada first. (“The legal name under Canadian law is CUSMA as Canada always comes first in treaties,” Freeland spokesperson Adam Austen said on Friday.) And in their own speeches, as Trudeau did in his own speech at the signing ceremony on Friday, they have simply been calling it “the new NAFTA 27

November 30, 2018 11:44 AM AMLO’s NAFTA chief aims for U.S. to lift steel duties this year

The governments of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau were aiming to get Donald Trump to lift the steel tariffs before signing the accord, known as the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, on the sidelines of a Group of 20 meeting in Argentina. That effort looks to have fallen short, and for Mexico talks will now pass to incoming 23

November 27, 2018 9:57 PM GM’s decision to cut jobs right after new NAFTA deal infuriates Trump

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser is citing America’s new free trade pact with Canada and Mexico as one of the reasons why the U.S. president is so disappointed with the latest job and production cuts at General Motors. And Trump himself is crystallizing that disappointment, threatening to pull federal help for the automaker if it follows 24

November 8, 2018 10:57 PM Martinrea misses expectations despite earning a record $36.4 million Q3

Executive chairman Rob Wildeboer said the company is pleased with the USMCA trade agreement involving Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, especially the automotive provisions that will support a continued strong North American automotive industry and supply base. “We were very well-positioned to benefit from NAFTA, and we remain very well-positioned to benefit 23

November 6, 2018 2:43 PM Trudeau says Canada could ratify new NAFTA even if U.S. tariffs stay put

WASHINGTON—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t ruling out the possibility that Canada will ratify its new North American trade deal with the United States and Mexico even if U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum exports are still in place. In an interview with CNN, portions of which are airing as U.S. voters cast ballots in pivotal midterm elections, Trudeau 33

October 1, 2018 4:51 PM Trump lauds NAFTA replacement as ‘historic’ trade agreement

The accord makes modest revisions to a trade deal Trump once called a “disaster,” easing uncertainty for companies reliant on tariff-free commerce among the three countries. U.S. and Canadian negotiators worked around the clock this weekend to secure an agreement just before a Sunday midnight deadline, allowing leaders from those nations and Mexico to sign the pact by late November 25

October 1, 2018 2:29 PM The road to a NAFTA deal was a roller-coaster. Here were the milestones along the way

That fall, negotiators responsible for more than 30 “tables” of talks flew north and south across the continent, between Washington, Mexico City, Ottawa, back to the U.S. and back to Mexico, where it became clear the deadline for a new NAFTA deal would have to be extended into 2018. In the early rounds, Canada and Mexico put up a friendly front, but the body language 29