Trudeau needs Freeland at foreign affairs to deal with NAFTA cliffhanger
It would make sense to have Freeland in position to ensure that the more than two years of work Canada has put in to preserve North American free trade in the face of threats from Trump is not wasted.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured at a press conference in August during U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit. Getting the revised NAFTA agreement in place is the one reason why Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to put Freeland back in the foreign affairs portfolio when he names a new cabinet next week, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade