Start date for new North American trade pact could be pushed back amid coronavirus pandemic, says NAFTA Council member
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer notified Congress on March 17 that the new NAFTA will go into effect on June 1.
Canadian Labour Congress president Hassan Yussuff is one of 13 individuals on Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland's NAFTA Council who feels the new trilateral pact may not be coming into effect on the U.S. president's desired June 1 timeline. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Neil Moss is a reporter with The Hill Times who covers federal politics, foreign policy, international trade, Canada-U.S. relations, and defence, as well as leading the newspaper's annual Top 50 list of foreign policy influencers. See all stories BYNEIL MOSS