NAFTA: An Assessment of its Impact Upon Employment in Canada Introduction There have been few issues in recent Canadian history to have aroused such intense public debate as the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) of 1988. Later NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) signed by Canada, the United States, and Mexico in 1992 - with supplemental agreements on labour, the environment and import surges, agreed by all parties in 1993 – became a contentious issue in the United States and Mexico, as political leaders in both nations struggled with the economic, social and political implications of the agreement. Indeed, the fact that as recently as the 2008 presidential elections we saw candidate Barack Obama speculating that NAFTA should...The end:
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