The Canadian Press

1993-08-13 | NAFTA-side-accords-Hockin

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Canada won a key concession on side accords to the North American Free Trade Agreement. Canada was exempted from trade sanctions if the federal government failed to act against companies that violated labor or pollution laws. Trade Minister Tom Hockin called it a victory. (Instead of sanctions, Canada would be punished by fines, with the dispute ending up in Canadian courts if necessary.)

Date: 1993-08-13
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this is a good day for the environment good day for labor a good day for international trade and it's a great day for Canada because there will be no trade sanctions in these accords >>

Clip ID: 19930813CPCN001