Former PM says NAFTA arbitration panels served “all three parties brilliantly for many years.”
Now over 98% of Canadian goods will be able to enter the EU without tariffs.
So far negotiators working at a breakneck pace have little to show for their efforts.
Investors are losing confidence in Canada as a competitive place to do business.
Notes efforts to push chapters on gender equality, indigenous rights, and labour protections as priorities.
Forecast for global economic growth was unchanged at 3.5%.
Timothy Lane identifies international trade as key to Canada’s economic growth potential.
August figures also show a long-awaited improvement in wage growth.
Loonie jumps more than a cent to over 82 cents US, up 14% from a low of roughly 73 cents in April.
Complaints from small businesses, professionals fueling backlash over the proposed tax changes.
Mexico City’s huge outdoor market offers a diversity of opinions on the benefits of the trade deal.
Few concrete proposals made on contentious issues like dispute-resolution.
Sides take turns not engaging with each others’ prized priorities.
The US administration is actually acting as a champion of the Canadian consumer.
A robust expansion in production fuelled by new business, with a jump in job creation.