Officer seriously hurt after Trudeau motorcade-involved crash
- Author: Jon Douglas Feb 11, 2018,
Feb 11, 2018, 3:50
President Donald Trump called the 24-year-old agreement a job-killing "disaster" on the campaign trail, and he has threatened to pull out unless the deal requires more auto production in the USA, while shifting additional government contracts to US companies.
Trump called the 24-year-old NAFTA trade pact agreement a job-killing "disaster" on the campaign trail and has threatened to withdraw from it if he can't get what he wants.
Congressional lawmakers were supposed to be at Trudeau's speech Friday night at the Reagan library in Simi Valley, outside Los Angeles, but a brief government shutdown forced them all to stay longer in Washington and miss the event.
The sixth round of North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has ended in Montreal on Monday with a little "progress".
Trudeau said negotiators have already agreed on three chapters - rules around competition, small and medium-sized enterprises and anti-corruption measures.
Trudeau spent Thursday pitching tech companies on investing in Canada while touting the country's fast-track visa for highly skilled workers. He also met with Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, who's considering locations for a second headquarters.
Google built its latest DeepMind artificial intelligence facility at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, after several of its graduates came to work on the project.
Reaching agreements has always required "persistence and no shortage of sunny, Reagan-esque optimism on both sides", he said. Trudeau's vehicle was not involved and the motorcade continued.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks while meeting with California Gov.
Heubusch said the chairman of the institute's board of trustees, Washington Post publisher Fred Ryan, raised the idea of Trudeau visiting the centre during a recent meeting with Mulroney.
He also spent time Friday meeting along with with Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.
There are also USA demands for greater market access to Canada's protected dairy industry, amplifying Trudeau's message among dairy farmers in IL, neighbouring Wisconsin, and California.
"Canada is committed to ensuring that equipment that we sell around the world, whether it be military, or for possible military use, is properly framed so that we can ensure that it's being used for the right things and not the wrong things", Mr. Trudeau told reporters in Los Angeles on Saturday.