Description: The past week has seen story after story on the trade talks between Canada and the United States. This all follows the US and Mexico coming to terms on a trade deal. Will Canada be left on the sidelines in the North American Free Trade Agreement? What will this mean for Canadian consumers? One piece of the puzzle is figuring out what to do about Canada’s supply management in the dairy industry. But as Jennifer Wells points out, American dairy farmers are in crisis, with way too much supply. They may need supply management too!
Date: September 1, 2018
1) Have you been following any of the discussion on the trade talks? What have you heard?
2) How do you think the trade talks might affect you? For instance,what items that you buy may be affected?
3) What surprised you about reading this article? For example, were you unfamiliar with the problems in the US dairy sector?
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