An­drew Scheer

The Con­ser­va­tives on NAFTA: Here to Help

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As has been noted al­ready dur­ing the NAFTA 2.0 process, in­clud­ing by the for­mer Con­ser­va­tive prime min­is­ter who achieved the orig­i­nal deal in his Q&A in this is­sue, Canada is far more uni­fied across par­ti­san lines this time than it was three decades ago, when a bru­tal elec­tion was fought on free trade. Con­ser­va­tive Leader An­drew Scheer has some con­struc­tive in­put on how the Op­po­si­tion this time, while less op­po­si­tional, can play an im­por­tant role in se­cur­ing an agree­ment.

The Con­ser­va­tives are Canada’s party of free trade. This is a pol­icy legacy of which we are im­mensely proud. Free trade agree­ments signed un­der Con­ser­va­tive gov­ern­ments have led to greater pros­per­ity, job growth and op­por­tu­nity for Cana­di­ans across our coun­try.

It’s not sim­ply a mat­ter of look­ing at trade sta­tis­tics—free trade low­ers prices for Cana­dian con­sumers and opens

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As the party of free trade, An­drew Scheer writes that the Con­ser­va­tives will do their part to help de­liver NAFTA 2.0, while as the Of­fi­cial Op­po­si­tion hold­ing the Lib­er­als to ac­count on de­liv­er­ing a good deal for Cana­di­ans.

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