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Moreover, Trump is the one who made NAFTA an issue and for whom negotiating a better deal — preferably before next year’s November mid-term U.S. elections — is a political imperative, notes Patrick Leblond, senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation and professor of international affairs at the University of Ottawa.

“If they want a quick deal, that plays to our advantage because that means that we have more leverage,” Leblond says.

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