Has Free-Trade with the United States Benefited Canada?


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Has Free-Trade with the United States Benefited Canada?
The United States is Canada’s most important trading partner which imports 85 per cent of Canada’s exports(
5). With such a strong relationship it would seem to make sense for Canada to engage in free-trade with the United States. However, the fact that the United States is such a massive superpower has meant that they have been able to avoid giving Canada all the benefits of free-trade. Even when Canada wins disputes against the United States in international trade bodies they end up giving in to United States demands in the end.
In order to begin this argument it is necessary to look at the nature of free-trade between Canada and the United States. Canada and the United...
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