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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 9

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 5

September 29, 2018 4:43 PM Chrystia Freeland postpones UN speech as NAFTA deadline looms

They haven't said why, but it's likely to let Freeland focus on efforts to get Canada into a trilateral NAFTA deal with the U.S. and Mexico, which sources say have intensified this week in the face of Monday's congressional deadline. The text of the existing U.S.-Mexico deal is expected to be published by Sunday, and there have been fears that Congress 15

September 29, 2018 12:47 AM Canada gets boost from Mexican president-elect as NAFTA talks go down to the wire

WASHINGTON—Canada and the U.S. have been engaged in “intense” NAFTA talks all week, a Canadian official said Friday, as they strived to reach a deal before the U.S. and Mexico started an official countdown to the possible signing of a deal that does not include Canada. Canada received support from the incoming president of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez 15

September 24, 2018 8:18 PM Sticking points remain as U.S.-imposed deadline looms for NAFTA deal

For example, Mexico agreed to a higher level of duty-free online shopping. However, in its agreement to not apply duty on goods up to $100, it also agreed to not apply sales tax, said the Canadian source — something Canada is not willing to do. “If you applied that to Canada, for example, if you went online to CanadianTire.ca and bought something for $80, you’d 22

September 24, 2018 4:25 PM Trudeau in United Nations, hoping to re-establish Canada

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived at the United Nations General Assembly on a mission to remind the world that there’s more to Canadian foreign policy than just Donald Trump and North American free trade. Trudeau is beginning his day at the opening of the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, where he’s scheduled to deliver brief 15

September 19, 2018 10:57 PM Doug Ford dines at Trump hotel on his NAFTA visit to Washington

Trump has been sued over this spending by the attorneys general of Maryland and Washington, D.C., who accuse him of violating a section of the U.S. Constitution that prohibits the president from taking “emoluments” from foreign officials. Foreign stays at the hotel are at the centre of the lawsuit. Ford was making his first foreign trip as premier. His visit 10

September 19, 2018 8:11 PM U.S. Buy American demand gone from NAFTA as Canada, Mexico claim credit, sources say

Multiple sources, speaking on the condition of anonymity, cited the competing claims as one example of the animosity between Canada and Mexico that has arisen since Mexico reached its own NAFTA deal with the Trump administration last month. Canada and the United States are trying to renegotiate their portion of the three-country trade pact, but major 6

September 17, 2018 6:28 PM Ford heads to Washington to talk trade amid NAFTA negotiations

He and Economic Development and Trade Minister Jim Wilson will meet with negotiators to get an update on discussions to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, as a Sept. 30 deadline looms. “I’ll be accompanying the premier to Washington to talk to our negotiating team — Canada’s negotiating team first-hand and Ontario’s people that are there 12

September 7, 2018 9:39 PM Trump and Trudeau have eyes on upcoming elections as NAFTA talks grind on

It’s said that Canada’s negotiators at the trade talks in Washington explained to the Americans that political priorities would be keeping them away from the table next week — that if Canada ever does reach a deal with the United States in the days and weeks ahead, Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland are going to have to sell the deal to his Liberal 11