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Canadian Officials Tell Western Governors U.S. Should Go Easy on NAFTA

Posted June 28, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Daniel Enoch – AgriPulse)

he Western Governors’ Association opened its summer meeting on Monday by hosting two high-ranking Canadians who called for the U.S. to be careful as it moves to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Canada’s ambassador to Washington, David MacNaughton, and Brad Wall, the premier of Saskatchewan, pointed out that Canada and the U.S. have both benefited greatly from NAFTA over its 23-year history.

Still, Wall said he fears that leaders on both sides of the border may have become “complacent” about the treaty, which has fostered a $1 trillion a year trade relationship between the U.S. and Canada. Click here to read more.