NAFTA deadline expires: time to overhaul the deal

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The negotiations for a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are at a critical stage. U.S. Congress had given May 17 as an artificial deadline for the U.S., Canada and Mexico to strike a deal. Mexico says that it can continue talking until May 30. The Trudeau government is urging a quick agreement instead of taking the time to get NAFTA right. Prime Minister Trudeau isn’t waiting for the election in Mexico when a progressive candidate could become president, or for a different U.S. Congress where Democrats could hold more seats.

Instead, the Trudeau government is putting its desire for a speedy deal ahead of its responsibility to get the deal right. With our jobs and environment at stake, Chapter 11 corporate lawsuits still allowed, energy proportionality and water still included in the agreement, a quick and dirty NAFTA deal won’t help any of us.



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With our jobs and environment at stake, Chapter 11 corporate lawsuits still allowed, energy proportionality and water still included in the agreement, a quick and dirty NAFTA deal won’t help any of us.

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