The Conservatives on NAFTA: Here to Help
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
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.