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Canada Has an Obligation to Promote Rights of Indigenous Peoples in NAFTA

  • Konstantia Koutouki
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

What the Endgame in NAFTA Talks Will Look Like

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Social networks should treat far-right extremists like Islamic State

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The Case for Adding an Indigenous Chapter to NAFTA

CIGI Senior Fellow Patrick Leblond and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland (Facebook)

Historic Trade Talks Could Define Freeland’s Legacy

Blake Hurst, a farmer and president of the Missouri Farm Bureau, right, talks with his son and brother. The US farm lobby has been an influential voice on NAFTA talks (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

How Long Will NAFTA Negotiations Last? An Explainer

  • Liz Enochs