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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 23, 2018  

Report casts doubt on value of protecting Chapter 19 in NAFTA trade talks

No help dealing with Trump’s Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum exports.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2018  

Canadian dairy farmers’ group pans new trade pact with US, Mexico

Group says greater market access and elimination of competitive dairy classes will shrink the Canadian industry.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2018  

Good-bye NAFTA, hello USMCA: Canada inks new trade deal with US, Mexico

More access to dairy but Canada saves dispute provision, accommodation reached on Section 232 tariffs.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2018  

Canada US reach deal to stay in trade pact with Mexico

US farmers get more access to the Canadian dairy market, but NAFTA dispute-resolution process stays.

News Manufacturing General
September 24, 2018  

Canada requests trade panel on US uncoated groundwood paper ruling

Request will help protect the rights of Canadian producers if the North Pacific Paper appeals the ITC ruling.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
November 15, 2017  

Canada takes softwood lumber dispute with US to NAFTA appeal panel

Freeland calls countervailing and anti-dumping duties unfair, unwarranted and “deeply troubling.”

News Government Manufacturing General
October 16, 2017  

US proposes defanging NAFTA’s Chapters 11, 19 and 20 enforcement systems

Trump’s team describe panels as a sovereignty violation; foreign courts make judgments on how US law should be applied.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 25, 2017  

Save NAFTA’s Chapter 19: ‘We had quite a fight in 1987 to get it’: Mulroney

Former PM says NAFTA arbitration panels served “all three parties brilliantly for many years.”

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 6, 2017  

Round 2 of NAFTA talks ends with Mexican resistance over wages

Few concrete proposals made on contentious issues like dispute-resolution.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 23, 2017  

Is Chapter 19 still worth fighting for in a new NAFTA?

Canada wants to keep it, the US wants an overhaul of the arbitration system.