Canada, U.S. resume talks to salvage NAFTA trade pact

By David Lawder and David Ljunggren WASHINGTON/OTTAWA, Sept 5 : The United States and Canada reopened talks on Wednesday in a bid to salvage the North American Free Trade Agreement amid a threat by President Donald Trump to proceed alone with a new pact with Mexico. Canada will want assurances that it will be permanently […]

Canada to stick to guns at NAFTA talks despite Trump pressure

By David Lawder and David Ljunggren WASHINGTON/OTTAWA, Sept 5 : Canada heads into talks in Washington on Wednesday to renew NAFTA determined not to back down on key issues despite threats from U.S. President Donald Trump to retaliate against the Canadian economy unless Ottawa gives ground quickly. Trump, fresh from wrapping up a side deal […]

U.S., Canada make late-night push for NAFTA; no deal yet

By Julie Gordon and Sharay Angulo WASHINGTON, Aug 30 : Top NAFTA negotiators from Canada and the United States wrapped up a third day of two-way talks on Thursday, agreeing to meet the next day to resolve final differences before a deadline, with Mexican counterparts on standby to rejoin negotiations. Despite some contentious issues still […]

As clock ticks, Canada and U.S seek ways to salvage NAFTA

By Julie Gordon and Sharay Angulo WASHINGTON, Aug 30 : Talks between Canada and the United States intensified on Thursday as the two countries pushed to hammer out a deal on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement by a Friday deadline, with both sides upbeat about the progress made so far. Despite some contentious […]

As clock ticks, Canada and U.S seek ways to salvage NAFTA

By Julie Gordon and Sharay Angulo WASHINGTON, Aug 30 : Talks between Canada and the United States are intensifying as the two countries push to hammer out a deal on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement by a Friday deadline, with both sides upbeat about the progress made so far. Despite some contentious issues […]

On Canadian dairy farms, fear and frustration as U.S. demands trade concessions

By Rod Nickel and Allison Lampert WINNIPEG, Manitoba/MONTREAL, Aug 30 : Marie-Pier Vincent, a fourth-generation Quebec dairy farmer, worries it will be even harder to make ends meet if Canada allows more tariff-free imports of milk products from the United States under a reworked North American Free Trade Agreement. Vincent, 28, is already looking for […]