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Canada seeks NAFTA language on multilateral environmental agreements

September 7, 2017 at 4:15 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Canada has proposed a new NAFTA chapter on environmental provisions that includes a commitment to multilateral environmental agreements, which is expected to be a nonstarter for the U.S., sources said. The language is likely to be very similar to what was included in Canada's free trade agreement with the EU, sources said. That agreement says the parties "recognise the value of international environmental governance and agreements as a response of the international community to global or regional...

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