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NAFTA 2.0: RHETORIC VS. REALITY PT. 3

  October 10, 2017 By Noah Arshinoff and Samukele Ncube If round 3 of the NAFTA re-negotiation was trying to emulate the undeserved sleepy reputation of its host city (Ottawa), it succeeded. Most contentious issues remain in the realm of political speaking points and have yet to hit the reality of the negotiating table. Politicians […]

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Why NAFTA matters for your small business… Even if you don’t export

  NAFTA is getting a lot of attention lately and the conversation usually focuses on the major exporting sectors of Canada’s economy. However, the vast majority of Canadian SMEs do not export. Nevertheless, NAFTA and its future direction still matters to them. In this blog article originally posted by the OTUS Group Jeff Phillips discusses […]

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NAFTA 2.0: RHETORIC VS. REALITY PT. 2

  By Noah Arshinoff September 20, 2017 Sunset clauses, virtue signaling, warp speed and right-to-work. Since Round 2 of NAFTA 2.0 negotiations wrapped up, these words have been bandied about in press briefings, news articles and interviews. Needless to say, there remains an incessant amount of speculation and rhetoric about what’s happening at the bargaining […]

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NAFTA 2.0: Rhetoric vs. Reality Part 1

  By Noah Arshinoff August 31, 2017 There’s a lot of noise surrounding the NAFTA re-negotiations (or as Mexico and Canada like to frame it, the “modernization”). Through all the media, analysis, lobbying and politics, it is easy to get lost in the hype of it all. But what is most crucial as we head […]

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