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‘Completely disrespectful’: late release of NAFTA economic study a sign of disregard for parliamentary process, say some opposition MPs

By Neil Moss      

An economic impact assessment on the new NAFTA was completed minutes prior to a committee meeting where MPs questioned senior Global Affairs officials on the same analysis.

The House Committee on International Trade finished with clause-by-clause review of Bill C-4 on Feb. 27. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The last-minute distribution of a long-awaited economic impact assessment had opposition MPs on the House International Trade Committee criticizing the way the federal government has moved the new NAFTA implementation bill through the parliamentary process.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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