US President Donald Trump (left) and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shake hands at the G7 summit in Charlevoix, Canada, in June 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE

Canada takes first step towards ratifying new Nafta

  • Move comes ahead of visit by US Vice-President Mike Pence, who will meet Trudeau on Thursday to discuss free trade agreement
  • Trump lifted tariffs on steel and aluminium last week, removing major obstacle to USMCA deal in US, Canada and Mexico
Topic |   US-ally trade wars

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US President Donald Trump (left) and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shake hands at the G7 summit in Charlevoix, Canada, in June 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
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