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Fall preview: foreign policy and international trade

By Samantha Wright Allen      

There’s more than just Trump-wrangling going on in the foreign affairs sphere. Here’s a snapshot of the wheeling-and-dealing Canada will be part of in international circles this fall.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Donald Trump during the G7 in Taormina Italy last May, with Chrystia Freeland, Katie Telford, and Gerry Butts. Round three of the NAFTA talks head to Ottawa Sept. 23 to 27. PMO photograph by Adam Scotti
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From tweaks, to threats of ending a 23-year-old agreement, U.S. President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on NAFTA has pushed renegotiations to the forefront of all things international.  Trump’s actions in general have dominated Canadian coverage of the talks, as lobbyists and politicians look for ways to strengthen ties with Canada’s largest trading partner and counter the unpredictability, pulling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau into the international spotlight as the perceived anti-president. But there’s more than just Trump-wrangling going on in

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