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NAFTA worries: PM says cultural exemption must remain


VANCOUVER - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that a new NAFTA must maintain an exemption for Canada’s cultural industries.According to a Bloomberg report, the PM identified two issues among those that are bogging down talks.  One is a clause that exempts Canada’s cultural industries from NAFTA, and another is anti-dumping panels contained in Chapter 19.  Trudeau said any new NAFTA must keep some form of both.“The cultural exemption must stand as part of any renegotiation of NAFTA”, Trudeau said in the report. “It would be a giving up of our sovereignty and our identity, and that is something we simply...