Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland was on the Hill on Aug. 14 to brief MPs on the House Trade Committee about Canada’s goals in NAFTA renegotiations, the first round of which is set to start in Washington Aug. 16 to 20.
The Trump administration's negotiating priorities for the NAFTA suggest it wants to change things, but keep everything the same, says a former Bush adviser.
Each country is expected to showcase their positions, with tougher negotiations to come later.
Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada staffing over the last half-decade has bucked larger public service population trends; it has grown instead of cutting.
Political appointee Dionisio Pérez-Jácome began his term as Mexico's new ambassador after presenting his credentials on June 22.
'All mechanics are going to be discussed' between Canada, the U.S., and Mexico on NAFTA, says Dionisio Pérez-Jácome.
Taking over from Marie-Anne Coninsx in September will be a Latvian member of the EU foreign policy chief's cabinet.
Kareen Rispal is the 28th French ambassador to Canada.