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Food supply, emergency vehicle repair: keeping Canada-U.S. trade open key to fight against COVID-19, say stakeholders

The 'biggest point of concern right now' is 'making sure that we keep those shipments of fresh vegetables and other commodities rolling in by truck across the border, truck or train,' says John Manley.
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Plus, the Jaimie Anderson Parliamentary Internship Program has been put on pause due to COVID-19, and some Conservative MPs are vowing to donate their annual pay hike.
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Plus, Kirsten Hillman is appointed Canada's next ambassador to the U.S., and one of the last remaining cats from the former Hill feline sanctuary dies.
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'There is no incompatibility between an effective and efficient government and legislative scrutiny,' says Carleton University professor Philippe Lagassé.
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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer notified Congress on March 17 that the new NAFTA will go into effect on June 1.
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Plus, the Green Party has adjusted its leadership contest barriers amid COVID-19, and the Peace Tower bells will be silenced.
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Plus, MPs urge CBC to reinstate local TV news, and Jack Harris is diagnosed with cancer.
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'The public tolerance for outright partisanship or point-scoring will be extremely low right now,' former NDP MP Nathan Cullen says.
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'One would have thought that if the Chinese government feels that they are in the right in the current downturn in relations ... the ambassador would welcome an opportunity to explain,' says Charles Burton.
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Plus, Lieutenant-General Mike Rouleau has been named Canada's next vice-chief of the defence staff and NDP MP Charlie Angus hosts an online St. Patrick's Day concert.
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Plus, PROC to have probe on early release of assisted dying bill to press, and a new book is released on military trials and a discriminatory court.
China is still unable to understand that Canada's legal process is separate from its governmental process, says former diplomat Charles Burton.
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'I believe that our relationship for all these years has been guided by state policy,' says Marcelino Medina González.
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Plus, MPs, family members in quarantine amidst COVID-19 concerns, and Bob Rae named PM's humanitarian and refugee ambassador.
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Plus, de Adder wins U.S. Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning, and HT story gets This Hour Has 22 Minutes spotlight.
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'You're ultimately there to set the conditions to allow the Afghans to sort of handle their own internal security challenges,' Conservative MP Alex Ruff says.
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'I don't want MPs to squander this opportunity to influence the most important foreign policy direction for the 21st century by grabbing at partisan bobbles and getting a cheap headline,' says Liberal MP John McKay.
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Plus, Joe Clark is pitching in to help with Canada’s UN Security Council seat bid, and a new Samara book looks at what's wrong with federal politics.
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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.
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Plus, Prime Minister Series to highlight the Chrétien years with the Little Guy from Shawinigan and, CBC boss Jennifer McGuire to leave public broadcaster.
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Aldona Wos is the second straight top Republican donor from a southern U.S. state that U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated as ambassador to Canada.
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Plus, CP's Jordan Press will be the new president of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, and Conservative MP John Williamson is set to welcome a baby.
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'The precedent has been set,' says Senator Percy Downe of Parliamentarians being able to modify trade agreements, following changes made to the new NAFTA by U.S. House Democrats.
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Plus, Flavio Volpe takes shot at the World Series-cheating Astros at the House Trade Committee, and Maxime Bernier launches a YouTube show.
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Canada already has a free trade agreement with Australia and New Zealand as part of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
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Plus, Charlie Angus joins Wet'suwet'en solidarity protests, former MP Gord Brown is getting a posthumous lifetime achievement award, and Canada is hosting a Lima Group ministerial meeting this week.
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Committees would have to submit amendments for Bill C-4 to the House Committee on International Trade by April 2.
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Plus, Hillites honour Christie Blatchford, and scribes gather to talk shop and drink beer at Feb. 13 CAJ shindig.
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Plus, Rob Russo is soon to be honoured with public policy journalism award, and Jane Philpott has been unveiled as Queen's University new health sciences dean.
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Canada currently has 120 Canadian Force members deployed to Africa, down from 427 members that were deployed to the continent during Canada's contribution to the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.
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Plus, Omar Alghabra joins the Privy Council, and Dominic Barton listed as China's ambassador.
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The economic impact assessment is expected in the 'near future,' according to Global Affairs' Steve Verheul.

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