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Trump presidency puts Canada’s food producers on alert

By Denis Calnan      

A renegotiation of NAFTA might be positive, and there's also export opportunities in Asia to be explored.

Canadian food producers are concerned what U.S. President Donald Trump's intention of renegotiating NAFTA will mean for them. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The new U.S. administration’s stated desire to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is leaving those in the agricultural sector wondering what this will mean for food producers in Canada, and many are looking to other continents to fill any potential trade void.

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