National Column: Canada should not be satisfied with just tweaking NAFTA

Canada’s Liberal government says it wants only minor changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks of “modernizing” the 23-year-old pact while leaving the fundamentals intact. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has said her government’s aim in NAFTA renegotiation talks is to make “what is already a good deal even better.” […]


National Column: PM’s words unlikely to stem border flow

“You will not be at an advantage if you choose to enter Canada irregularly. You must follow the rules and there are many.” – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau travelled on Wednesday to Montreal – ground zero of the intense media coverage of the asylum-seeking issue – to try to unknit some of his own knitting. […]