The Canadian View on NAFTA Replacement
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 921 , Segment 2
Episode: FEMA, Robot Spies, Birth of the PC, WWI Poetry, Tech Transfer
- Oct 15, 2018 1:00 pm
- 14:53 mins
Guest: Stéphane Lessard, Canada Consul General for the US Mountain West Region It took more than a year of on-again-off-again negotiating and tough talk for the US, Mexico and Canada to come to an agreement on altering NAFTA – the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Trump insisted it be renegotiated or the US would pull out. The US and Mexico got on the same page about a month before the October 1st deadline. Canada signed on just days before the October 1 deadline. What was at stake, and what took Canada so long to make a deal?