Ontario, Quebec premiers plead Washington to end NAFTA uncertaintyFeb. 23, 2018
The premiers of Canada's two largest provinces are in Washington pleading for a modernized NAFTA that ends the trade uncertainty that currently exists on the continent.
Canada's auto sector worried new TPP will hurt NAFTA talksFeb. 21, 2018
Under the TPP, total imports from the U.S. are projected to fall by $3.3 billion, led by a drop in automotive products imports. Canada's parts association says that could be bad for NAFTA talks.
A rushed NAFTA will lead to 'fatal mistakes,' Canadian suppliers toldFeb. 21, 2018
The president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association says a “win-win-win is practically impossible” under a new NAFTA, but “new balance” is possible.
NAFTA countries need 'a willingness to compromise,' Trudeau saysFeb. 11, 2018
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending NAFTA as an economic boon for the U.S. and his country, but he also urges for it to be retooled to lift workers who have been left behind.
Trump hamstrings U.S. NAFTA team, says Canada's chief negotiatorFeb. 14, 2018
Steve Verheul, Canada's top NAFTA negotiator, described the current talks as the most unusual negotiation he's ever been involved in. He said the U.S. doesn't come to the table with "flexibility."
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to attend Toronto auto show, talk tradeFeb. 13, 2018
Premier Kathleen Wynne has spent more than a year touring the United States, defending NAFTA. She has met with 33 U.S. governors, stressing the importance of free trade between Canada and the U.S.
Canadian auto industry skeptical of country's TPP side deal with JapanFeb. 11, 2018
Auto workers and manufacturers reject assertions by Canada's trade minister that the country won major access for them into the highly protected Japanese market in the recently rebooted TPP trade deal.
Canada's NAFTA proposals 'conceptual,' U.S. auto policy expert saysFeb. 4, 2018
Matt Blunt, the president of the American Automotive Policy Council, is at the centre of negotiations to modernize NAFTA. While he's happy Canada put forward auto ideas, he doesn't endorse them all.
Canada emerges as NAFTA focusFeb. 5, 2018
Trump campaigned on punishing Mexico over trade. But coming out of the Montreal round of NAFTA talks, it's Canada that has emerged as the central focus of Washington's negotiating efforts, and frustrations.
Mexico sees strength in trilateral NAFTA talks as Canada remains frustratedFeb. 9, 2018
After the suggestion of separate NAFTA talks, Mexico's chief negotiator says a trilateral NAFTA gives it strength. Meanwhile, Canada is still frustrated by America's proposals.
U.S. insists it's still committed to three-country NAFTA negotiationFeb. 7, 2018
The U.S. is stressing its support for renegotiating a three-country NAFTA agreement after comments from an American lawmaker suggesting it was considering splitting Canada and Mexico into separate talks.
NAFTA deal possible by end of March, says Canada's ambassador to U.S.Feb. 5, 2018
David MacNaughton says enough progress has been made on NAFTA's "wiring and plumbing" for Canada, Mexico and the United States to iron out their differences and get a new deal done within two months.