A submission to Global Affairs Canada on the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement

Summary of Recommendations 

  • Maintain the cultural exception;

  • Renew commitment to Canadian ownership of cultural industries;

  • Adopt a consistent interpretation of the Berne Convention three-step test to ensure compliance with international treaty obligations;

  • Strengthen and enforce piracy laws;

  • Maintain a trilateral agreement with Mexico and the United States