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Trudeau: Progressive trade agenda key to gaining public support for a new NAFTA

October 11, 2017 at 8:20 PM
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that elements of his progressive trade agenda – including language on gender issues and indigenous rights, as well as on labor and the environment – are crucial to securing public support for a renegotiated NAFTA. Canada's proposed labor and environment chapters include provisions that go further than any the U.S. has previously agreed to in trade agreements. Its labor proposal includes a requirement that parties ratify all eight of the International Labor...

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