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NAFTA Now Bananas - Canada and Mexico Propose U.S. Should Apply Import Tax To Canadian and Mexican Autos...

Trade Representatives from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. are in the deepest weeds within NAFTA negotiations, and some of the current proposals are flat out nuts. 674 more words

Trump wants to bully Congress into accepting a new NAFTA

(Source: www.vox.com)

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is considering an audacious plan to bully Congress into approving a new version of NAFTA — but some experts think the plan could backfire. 602 more words


NAFTA talks: 'Intense period' of negotiations to continue on Tuesday

Canada and Mexico on Friday said good progress had been made in talks with the United States to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement… 362 more words


Why Transcanada's $15 billion lawsuit against the U.S. is a bad omen for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Originally printed on January 11, 2016 on www.occupy.com

Reprinted on Popular Resistance

The latest expression of our corporate-controlled economic structure revealed itself last week when TransCanada, the Canadian-based energy giant that hoped to build the Keystone XL pipeline, filed a $15 billion lawsuit against the United States government for rejecting the pipeline’s construction, under guidelines set forth in NAFTA. 858 more words

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NAFTA is doomed and it's all 'notoriously unpleasant' Canada's fault

Two dramas greatly affecting the future of Canada are playing out badly. Most worrisome is the British Columbia pipeline fiasco where a lawless NDP government has gotten away with impeding a legally approved pipeline and by doing so damaged Alberta, Canada’s engine of growth. 564 more words


ANALYSIS: Trudeau heads to Halifax looking to build Liberal political momentum

LONDON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the long way around to get to his party’s biennial convention this weekend in Halifax.

He left Ottawa last Thursday, flew to Peru for the Summit of the Americas, flew back to Ottawa for his own “pipeline summit,” then off to Paris, and finally here to London for the Commonwealth Summit. 1,274 more words


NAFTA talks: Chrystia Freeland says there's been 'good progress' on auto sector

Canadian, Mexican and U.S. ministers seeking to revamp the NAFTA trade deal have made good progress on the vital question of autos content, Canadian Foreign Minister… 417 more words