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FORUM (AUGUST 2017): Modernizing an extraordinary agreement

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on FORUM (AUGUST 2017): Modernizing an extraordinary agreement

Prepare for excitement and drama during trade talks

By Chrystia Freeland

As we undertake our discussions with the United States and Mexico on the renegotiation of NAFTA, we are seeking your views. Are there areas of the agreement that could be clarified? Are there parts that should be updated? Are there any new sections that should be part of a modernized agreement? Please visit www.international.gc.ca/nafta to participate in the public consultation process.

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FORUM (SEPTEMBER 2016): Inclusive prosperity

September 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on FORUM (SEPTEMBER 2016): Inclusive prosperity

Supporting an open society by embracing global trade and immigration

By Chrystia Freeland

When it comes to issues of trade, we are living in a complicated time. In many countries in the western industrialized world there is a tremendous popular backlash against international trade and immigration. We are not immune to these forces in Canada, but we do have a strong national cross-party consensus around what we call the open society: a diverse multicultural society that is open to immigration and plugged into the global economy.

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