The Pros and Cons of NAFTA

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With the Trump administration continuing to threaten to tear up the North American Free Trade Agreement, some Canadian trade experts say scrapping the 23-year-old deal and going back to previous trading methods with the United States could benefit Canada economically.

On the heels of reports that it took a last-minute intervention by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to persuade President Donald Trump not to pull the United States out of NAFTA last month, new concerns were raised May 8 when Trump’s team said a withdrawal from the deal is still on the table.