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  • New president high on agenda as cabinet meets in Calgary
  • Canada highlights its purchase of U.S. exports ahead of talks
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Why Canada Stands to Lose From NAFTA Changes

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Donald Trump won’t be there, but the new U.S. president will factor in to nearly every discussion as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet meets ahead of the start of new continental trade talks.

Trudeau, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and other top Liberal lawmakers convene in Calgary for talks beginning Monday to figure out how to limit losses from any renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump reiterated his pledge to renegotiate the accord Sunday, promising a “good result.”