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Freeland continues role overseeing Canada-U.S. file as Ng takes reigns of new NAFTA implementation act

By Neil Moss      

Plus, Bob Rae tapped as Canada's next UN ambassador, and Trudeau rebuffs D.C. trip to mark new NAFTA.

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland had been tasked with the responsibility of guiding the new NAFTA along, but its implementation bill is now in the ministerial hands of International Trade Minister Mary Ng. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

While International Trade Minister Mary Ng has gained responsibility for the implementation law of the new NAFTA, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland remains the cabinet minister responsible for overseeing the ever-important Canada-U.S. relationship.

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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