Freeland continued to resist the notion that there is a link between the trade deal and the tariffs.
Parliamentary secretary to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is confident the US and Mexico will ratify the deal.
Democrats have expressed misgivings citing a lack of enforcement tools for labour and environmental protection provisions.
Relations between Capitol Hill and the White House are so strained, some feel the trade deal may be rejected by Congress.
Canada’s foreign minister says US businesses are on our side.
Tariffs and fear of protectionism are negatively impacting exporters, but USMCA has improved business sentiment.
Democrats preparing for pitched battles against GOP rivals, and will be disinclined to give Trump any legislative wins.
Trump said he planned to give formal notice of his intentions to withdraw from NAFTA, to force US Congress into ratifying new deal.
Jose Boisjoli says he’s happy with the new trade agreement.
Trump dug in his heels on climate change and language referencing protectionism.
Canada will be able to export up to 2.6 million passenger vehicles into the US tariff-free.
New agreement not popular with some Democrats and Republicans.
Jerry Dias wants GM to reverse plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, including 2,500 production workers in Oshawa, Ont.
The US president thinks tariffs on foreign imports will discourage companies like GM from shuttering US plants.
He says Canada is working with the U.S. to solve the tit-for-tat tariff dispute; won’t make one set of negotiations contingent on another.