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Trade tops March lobbying, with Mercosur, NAFTA, CPTPP talks all in play

By Samantha Wright Allen      

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr tied as the most lobbied in cabinet in March.

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, and Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains were the most-lobbied ministers in March. The Hill Times photographs by Cynthia Münster and Andrew Meade

For the eighth month in a row, trade was the top-lobbied issue in March, a month that included the creation of an investment agency to draw in foreign capital, signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the launch of Mercosur talks with the South American trade bloc.

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