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News Economy General
September 23, 2020  

Rekindle efforts with Canada, allies on Pacific Rim plan: Congressman

Says the renegotiated NAFTA offers a model for resurrecting the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

News Economy General
July 2, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 27, 2020  

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

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 27, 2020  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 19, 2020  

Freeland blasts Tories, thanks NDP for support pushing USMCA forward

Conservatives wanted to extend committees’ study of the agreement into March.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 31, 2020  

Debate to enact USMCA kicks off in House of Commons

The United States and Mexico have already ratified the agreement

News Government Manufacturing General
January 31, 2020  

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

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 29, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 28, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 27, 2020  

NAFTA, gun bill Liberal priorities as House gets back to work

Canada is the now the only hold out on the trilateral trade pact.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 22, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 21, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 20, 2019  

BREAKING: After impeachment, U.S. House bestows big trade victory on Trump

House approved a bill that puts in place terms of USMCA.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 12, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 11, 2019  

Freeland signs USMCA, urges Parliament to ratify as quickly as possible

The Liberal government will need at least one other party to support the ratification.