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Bring border privacy issues under NAFTA: Geist

News | 10/02/2017 3:23 pm EDT
Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and U.S. ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer give a joint statement on Sept. 27, 2017 at the end of the third round of negotiations to rework NAFTA./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

Because some aspects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) raise privacy concerns, the Canadian government should bring border search and related privacy matters to the trade negotiating table, University of Ottawa law professor Michael Geist told the committee studying device searches on the border.

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