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August 5, 2018 1:15 PM Chrystia Freeland ‘very keen’ to quickly wrap up NAFTA negotiations

She says negotiations fizzled out ahead of the presidential vote, but that the three parties had agreed to pick talks back up after the results were decided. However, Canada wasn’t part of Friday’s talks between U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo in Washington, D.C. Freeland says that’s because 9

July 20, 2018 6:47 PM Trudeau affirms importance of NAFTA amid rumbling of U.S.-Mexico deal

However, U.S. President Donald Trump and his Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue both said earlier this week that a deal with Mexico could come first, before one with Canada is struck. Ildefonso Guajardo, Mexico’s economy secretary, told a radio station this week that he will be in Washington next Thursday to resume NAFTA talks with U.S. officials 12

July 19, 2018 6:03 PM Take trade pitch to the American people, premiers told

SAINT ANDREWS, NEW BRUNSWICK –It’s time for provincial leaders to reach out to everyday Americans to stress the importance of trade between the two countries, Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. said at the premiers’ annual summer conference. David MacNaughton met with 13 provincial and territorial leaders in New Brunswick Thursday morning, as the premiers 10

July 13, 2018 1:42 PM Survey says NAFTA talks hurt Canadian exporters even before trade dispute

OTTAWA—A growing number of Canadian exporters were saying the NAFTA talks were having a negative impact on their operations even before the trade dispute with the United States escalated in recent weeks. A survey done for Export Development Canada found 28 per cent of the 1,000 exporters asked said the NAFTA talks had a negative impact on their Canadian 11

July 11, 2018 11:31 AM Bank of Canada expected to raise interest rate thanks to strong economic numbers

The central bank’s rate decision arrives as Canada faces significant trade-related uncertainties, including stalled NAFTA talks, U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs and the threat of more duties on the automotive sector. Poloz recently said the impacts of the U.S.-Canada trade dispute would figure prominently in the bank’s decision-making process for today’s 11

July 2, 2018 11:53 AM Trudeau congratulates Lopez Obrador on winning Mexican presidency

Trudeau says he looks forward to working closely with Lopez Obrador to build on the “vibrant partnership” between Canada and Mexico to create economic growth that works for everyone, and advances human rights and equality. Donald Trump has also congratulated Lopez Obrador on winning the presidency, however, the U.S. president has said he intends to hold off on signing 21

June 21, 2018 12:16 AM Trudeau urges Canadians to travel and buy Canadian in the face of U.S. trade dispute

OTTAWA—As a Canada-U.S. trade dispute threatens to grow nastier, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is encouraging Canadians to travel and spend at home though he stopped just shy of urging a boycott of American goods and destinations. Asked by reporters how Canadians should respond to the ongoing trade actions of the U.S. administration of President Donald 15

June 10, 2018 2:59 PM 'Special place in hell': Trump advisers blast Trudeau for comments at G7 summit

PM didn't respond to reporters' questions on the matter Sunday morning Top advisers to U.S. President Donald Trump are launching blistering attacks on Justin Trudeau for comments he made at the end of the G7 leaders' summit this weekend, with one going as far as to say the prime minister deserves a "special place in hell." Speaking Saturday after Trump 33

June 8, 2018 2:00 PM Trump keeps up Twitter salvos at Trudeau and supply management as he arrives at G7

U.S. president says Canada's protection of dairy farmers killing U.S. agricultural interests U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived for the G7 meeting in Quebec, where he faces the prospect of an awkward encounter with host Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — a leader he has spent the better part of the last 24 hours attacking on Twitter as an economic 18

May 28, 2018 6:26 PM Freeland heads to Washington for trade talks as NAFTA hangs in balance

It wasn’t immediately clear if those talks are the main purpose of her visit, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been talking by phone with U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto in recent days despite dwindling hope of reaching a deal. Time is of the essence: Canada’s latest reprieve from potentially crippling U.S. tariffs on imports 16