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The National 'Battle' over as Trudeau, Trump, Pena Nieto sign 'new NAFTA'

The road to rewrite the North American trade agreement was a "battle," U.S. President Donald Trump said as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto joined him for a signing ceremony on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2019

News in Review - December 2018 Goodbye NAFTA, Hello CUSMA: Did Canada Get a Fair Trade Deal?

After more than a year of negotiations, Canada, the U.S. and Mexico finally have a new trade agreement – the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement. CUSMA  (or USMCA as its named by President Trump) replaces NAFTA and maintains the elimination of many tariffs between the three countries, to facilitate the free flow of goods. But many argue that the Trudeau government had to give ...
  • 2018
  • 00:12:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2018

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News in Review - March 2009 Barack Obama Visits Canada

In this News in Review story we’ll look at U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Ottawa on February 19, 2009. Although polls indicate Obama is very popular in Canada, his visit came at a time when protectionist trade policies in the United States were seen to be a threat to the Canadian economy. We’ll explore the issues that are of ...
  • 2009
  • 00:12:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2009

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News in Review - May 2001 Softwood Dispute: Tariffs and Subsidies

Tariffs over softwood lumber were at the heart of this ongoing feud, which epitomizes the historical and often problematic economic relationship between Canada and the United States. Early in 2001, when a five-year agreement on the issue ended, the U.S. again threatened to slap high tariffs on the import of softwood lumber from Canada. Although essentially a debate over trees ...
  • 2001
  • 00:12:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001

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News in Review - December 1992 Clinton Wins: Presidents and Prime Ministers

Bill Clinton's presidential win is the starting point for examining Canadian-American relations throughout history.
  • 1992
  • 00:18:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1992

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News in Review - September 1992 Canada, the United States, and Mexico: A New Trade Deal

This story traces the events leading to the historic signing of the free trade agreement between the three countries and examines its economic and social impact.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

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