Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Eighteenth NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Eighteenth NewsWatch-

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(US-Trudeau-Chicago)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a crowd of students in Chicago that Canada will not be pushed into just any redo of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Speaking at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics, Trudeau said Canada will engage "thoughtfully and constructively" in talks with the U-S and Mexico.

He added his government will not be pushed into what he called "any old deal," going on to say it may be that "no deal is better for Canada." (18)

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(BC-Alta-Trade-Spat) (Audio:96)

B-C Premier John Horgan says he is hoping to see the end of a back-and-forth spat between his province and neighbouring Alberta over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

The B-C New Democrats have announced they are putting a hold on any increased bitumen shipments through the province, until they can be satisfied that any spills could be handled appropriately.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley fired back by threatening a lawsuit and banning B-C wine imports. (18)

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(Ottawa-Trade)

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is receiving some tacit support from Ottawa for her decision to introduce legislation that would allow retaliation against U-S states that adopt so-called Buy American policies.

The federal enthusiasm for Wynne's shot across the bow comes in contrast to earlier warnings that Ontario's move will hamper Canada's ability to successfully renegotiate a new North American Free Trade Agreement.

Trade analysts on both sides of the border say Wynne's plan may fan the flames of anger towards Canada that appear to already be taking hold in the Trump administration. …

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