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Freeland: U.S., Canada could find common ground in cutting cross-border 'red tape'

August 11, 2017 at 4:23 PM
Canadian farmers and ranchers hope Canada will use the NAFTA renegotiation to push the U.S. to reduce “red tape” they say is hindering cross-border trade, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said today – calling it an area in which the U.S. and Canada might find common ground. Briefing reporters after meeting with agricultural community representatives, Freeland said she believes Canada is “starting these negotiations from a good place, from a shared understanding in agriculture of the benefits of the agreement and...

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