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Freeland refuses to say if Canada wants binding indigenous, gender rights in NAFTA

February 08, 2018
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday refused to specify whether the language Canada is seeking on indigenous and gender rights in NAFTA will be binding or symbolic, despite repeatedly being pressed to do so during a hearing in Canada’s House of Commons. Freeland, Canada's political lead in the NAFTA talks, was asked about the binding nature of the commitments on indigenous and gender rights the Trudeau government is seeking. “I wonder if you could share with us whether...


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