Trudeau tells U.S. lawmakers he’s confident USMCA bill will pass Commons
The agreement is expected to become the law of the land about three months after Canada passes its implementation bill
Premiers to celebrate USMCA, beat back protectionism in Washington
Trump kicking the tires on a Buy American move that would pull the US out of a $1.7-trillion procurement agreement with WTO members.
Climate activists disgusted over USMCA’s environmental shortfalls
Green groups lobbied US Democrats to insist on changes, including binding standards for emissions.
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.
Deputy prime minister asks Opposition not to delay new NAFTA deal
Freeland’s letter an effort to build on common ground as Liberals deal with their minority government status.
Facing minority Parliament, Trudeau tells MPs to play nice with opposition
The feds plan to move quickly to ratify USMCA, but the Bloc and NDP are voicing concerns
NDP wants exhaustive review of USMCA before ratification: Singh
Canadians were told USMCA was the best deal possible, but US Democrats made subsequent revisions.
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.
Even as Trump claims two victories on trade, doubts remain
Critics warn the deal with China leaves unresolved most of the toughest and most complicated issues dividing the world’s two biggest economies.
U.S. Senate approves USMCA [UPDATED]
The deal just needs Trump’s signature to be fully approved in the U.S.
Senate expects USMCA vote Jan. 16, clears decks for impeachment
Trudeau government will follow US approval to introduce implementation legislation of its own.
BREAKING: After impeachment, U.S. House bestows big trade victory on Trump
House approved a bill that puts in place terms of USMCA.