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Canada ready if U.S. pulls out of NAFTA

January 31, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he doesn’t believe U.S. President Donald Trump will pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but Canada has multiple contingency plans ready if trade talks go south.

The latest round of talks wrapped in Montreal on Monday with the trade ministers from Canada, Mexico and the United States agreeing some progress was made but acknowledging there are still tough challenges ahead.

“Not only do we have a Plan B, we have a Plan C and D and E and F,” said Trudeau in an interview with Chris Hall, host of CBC Radio’s The House.

But the prime minister remained tight-lipped about what’s in those dossiers.

This was excerpted from the 31 January 2018 edition of CBC News.