NAFTA

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Canada raised tariffs in the 1930s and sunk into the Great Depression.

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America has gone from being the world’s third most economically free country in 2000 to the 16th freest in 2014.

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Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are favouring the protection of U.S. domestic producers.

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The U.S. trade deficit with Canada was around US$15.5 billion in 2015.


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Canada, heavily dependent on trade with the U.S., likely stands to lose if campaign hostility towards free trade becomes a reality.


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Chinese companies have recently made takeover offers for a U.S.-based technology products distributor and General Electric's appliance division.

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Senator Sanders is an avowed protectionist, opposed to all future international trade deals and would renegotiate or scrap NAFTA and the Canada-U.S. FTA.


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In the latest development in the ongoing dispute between Canada and the United States concerning country-of-origin labelling (or COOL), Canada won the right to impose retaliatory trade sanctions to the tune of roughly $780 million.