Mercosur's Disappointment Over Canada's Mixed Messages

Uncertainty over a federal election, future of hemispheric trade and questions about Canadian beef blamed for slow down of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay trade agreement

Sarah McGregor
Published: Wednesday, 10/05/2005 12:00 am EDT

The minority Liberals' election vigilance and the unsettled future of a hemispheric free trade zone at least partly explain Canada's decision to back away from a robust economic pact with South American nations.

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