US challenges Canada’s dairy quotas in first test of new trade agreement
Claims Canada’s distribution of its tariff-rate quotas is unfair to American farmers.
Rekindle efforts with Canada, allies on Pacific Rim plan: Congressman
Says the renegotiated NAFTA offers a model for resurrecting the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Lighthizer promises enforcement as USMA comes into force
USTR has named 10 people to its roster of arbitrators under the agreement’s dispute-settlement mechanism.
US seals the USMCA deal, trade agreement can take effect July 1
The U.S. notified its North American trading partners April 24 that it has finished the domestic housekeeping work called for in the agreement
Feds say USMCA better than nothing, business says get on with it
C.D. Howe Institute said all three countries will be worse off under the new agreement, government says it amounts to a 0.25% gain in GDP.
Freeland blasts Tories, thanks NDP for support pushing USMCA forward
Conservatives wanted to extend committees’ study of the agreement into March.
Debate to enact USMCA kicks off in House of Commons
The United States and Mexico have already ratified the agreement
Trump signs off on USMCA, shifts focus, pressure back to House
“The new NAFTA is a victory for all Canadians, of every political view, and in all regions of the country,” Deputy PM Freeland said, trying to stir up support for ratification
Trump to sign USMCA bill into law, clearing way for Commons debate
…But it will still take several months before the new trade rules fully in place.
Pressure mounts on opposition to back speedy ratification of USMCA
Amendments would reopen negotiations with the US and Mexico, which would have to accept any changes.
NAFTA, gun bill Liberal priorities as House gets back to work
Canada is the now the only hold out on the trilateral trade pact.
Bloc wants to slow down USMCA ratification
Blanchet said the final deal does not provide the same protections for Quebec’s aluminum industry as it does for steel and Ontario’s auto-manufacturing sector.
Minority Liberal priorities, NAFTA ratification, assault rifle ban
NDP and the Bloc are likely to oppose USMCA, but are expected to support efforts to strengthen gun control.
BREAKING: After impeachment, U.S. House bestows big trade victory on Trump
House approved a bill that puts in place terms of USMCA.
Ratification of North American trade deal coming in short order: Trudeau
But minority Liberals must find support from across the political aisle to implement the agreement.