Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled legislation Wednesday to implement the new NAFTA trade deal in Canada, on the same day U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico.

 

The Canadian bill, C-4, will amend dozens of laws – everything from the Broadcasting Act to the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act – to bring them in line with the text of the new trilateral trade deal.

 

According to the deal's text, the new Canada-U.S.-Mexican Trade Agreement will come into force "on the first day of the third month following the ratification of the last of the three parties." That countdown will begin when Canada has finished its parliamentary process and cabinet has given its final approvals.

 

Read more in an article from CBC News.