North America

US, Canada, Mexico sign trade agreement

November 30, 2018

The U.S., Canada and Mexico signed the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on Friday. The new deal replaces NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement from the 1990s. (Nov. 30)

Warren declares opposition to revamped NAFTA deal

November 29, 2018

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced her opposition to a revamped North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, arguing that it doesn't do enough to stop the "serious and ongoing harm NAFTA causes for American workers." (Nov. 29)

Analyst: GM preparing for changing auto market

November 27, 2018

Analysts see the annoucement by GM to cut up to 14,000 jobs as a sign of a changing North American auto market where consumers are buying fewer cars and more SUVs and trucks. (Nov. 27)

Trump: ‘I was very tough’ on GM CEO

November 26, 2018

President Donald Trump says his administration and lawmakers are exerting "a lot of pressure" on General Motors in response to its decision to cut up to 14,000 workers in North America and possibly shutter up to five plants. (Nov. 26)

Canadian leaders disappointed by GM Closure

November 26, 2018

Canadian leaders expressed their disappointment after General Motors announced it will lay off up to 14,000 workers in North America. Canadian officials say about 2,500 people will lose their jobs with the closure of a plant in Oshawa, Ontario. (Nov. 26)

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