Why any reputable economist would expect a different result from signing CETA is inexplicable—unless you remember that it’s all about faith. Beginning with the original Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, its promoters saw it as a leap of faith.
The three most lobbied cabinet ministers last month were Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, left, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, and Transport Minister Marc Garneau. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Jake Wright
‘It’s important for industry to have their voice heard at the cabinet table, and Navdeep Bains has certainly met with business and offered that voice,’ says Summa Strategies’ Michele Austin.