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May 10, 2018 9:18 PM Freeland gets briefing from U.S. lawmakers on tight window for passing NAFTA

Auto issues have U.S., Mexico at odds as U.S. trade czar Robert Lighthizer meets with Mexican counterpart Canada's foreign minister got a detailed explanation Thursday about why there might only be a few days left to get a NAFTA agreement in 2018. Chrystia Freeland attended a discussion with top U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill. They included the speaker 54

May 10, 2018 8:04 PM U.S. lawmakers brief Chrystia Freeland on fast-tracking NAFTA talks

The prevailing view in Washington is that it would likely be impossible to get a vote this year on any agreement reached after around May 18. They shared their view of the so-called fast-track law, which sets the rules for votes on trade deals. The prevailing view in Washington is that it would likely be impossible to get a vote this year on any agreement 8

May 4, 2018 7:17 PM Toyota planning $1.4B expansion of Woodstock, Cambridge plants: Report

Toyota Motor Corp. is set to announce a $1.4 billion expansion of its Canadian operations to build the RAV4 sport utility vehicle, a bet on the nation’s manufacturing amid a cloud of uncertainty from ongoing NAFTA talks. The Japanese automaker is slated to make an announcement Friday afternoon at its facility in Cambridge, alongside Prime Minister Justin 16

April 30, 2018 4:18 PM With Trump's deadline looming, Canada waits for news on steel tariffs

President Trump imposed a May 1 cutoff for steel and aluminum tariff exemptions for some U.S. allies The countdown is on as Canada waits to learn whether it will face steep U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum. U.S. President Donald Trump imposed sweeping tariffs in March of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on aluminum, but granted temporary 17

April 26, 2018 8:14 PM Chrystia Freeland cancels NATO trip to remain in Washington for critical NAFTA talks

Cancellation comes shortly after Trudeau announces $30M in new funding for trade enforcement Canada's lead minister on the North American Free Trade Agreement file is cancelling her plans to attend the NATO summit in Brussels to participate in vital late-game trade talks in Washington D.C. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is sending her parliamentary 22

April 10, 2018 9:24 PM China wants no 'progressive' elements in any free trade deal with Canada: envoy

China's ambassador says his country firmly rejects Canada's attempts to entrench labour standards in a free trade pact. Envoy Lu Shaye says Canada's so-called progressive trade agenda has no place in a free trade agreement. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was unable to persuade China's leaders to formally entrench labour, gender, environment and governance 13

April 9, 2018 8:00 AM North American workers wait for raises as job growth continues: Don Pittis

A NAFTA deal could boost wages which should make the economy more efficient, not less One of the simplest rules of economics is that when things are in short supply, prices rise enough to make the problem go away. Yet as unemployment rates in Canada and the United States reach lows not seen for decades, so far, that rule seems to have been broken 20

April 1, 2018 5:11 PM DACA deal for young immigrants is off, Trump says

In a Sunday morning tweet sent shortly after wishing Americans a happy Easter, Trump vowed ‘NO MORE DACA DEAL’ while also threatening to stop NAFTA. Trump sent his tweet on the fourth day of his vacation in Palm Beach, Fla., where he has been staying at his private Mar-a-Lago Club with a small coterie of aides. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly did not travel 16

March 15, 2018 4:24 PM Canada points to U.S. numbers to discredit Trump's trade deficit boast

Trump tells fundraiser he made up trade figures in meeting with Trudeau Canadian officials are once again disputing U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his country runs a trade deficit with its neighbour to the north. Trump boasted in a fundraising speech in Missouri on Wednesday that he made up figures regarding the supposed trade deficit in a meeting 31

March 8, 2018 5:58 PM Canada signs revised TPP with sights set on new deal in South America

Champagne's team says Mercosur talks could begin in earnest in the next 10 days Canada's minister of international trade marks an important step forward in Canada's trading relationship with one bloc of countries today, while looking to start a new deal with another. Francois-Philippe Champagne is in Chile to sign the the Comprehensive and Progressive 40