On NAFTA, Canada agrees to discuss the unthinkable
Sometimes governments talk tough when they are tough. But sometimes they do it to distract attention when they are preparing to cede ground, writes Thomas Walkom.
Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo, left, Canada's Minister of Foriegn Affairs Chrystia Freeland, centre, and U.S. ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer, right, give a joint statement on Sept. 27, 2017 at the end of the third round of negotiations to rework NAFTA. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade