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Council Q&A – Seal & Design on the Importance of NAFTA

There are a lot of eyes and ears focused on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) currently ongoing between the United States, Canada and Mexico. Understanding what is at stake, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership called for strengthening our bi-national economy through a NAFTA renegotiation in our 2018

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Buffalo Niagara Manufactures Talk NAFTA with Canadian Government

Buffalo Niagara Partnership members sat down with Canadian government leaders to discuss the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  Deputy Consul General Khawar Nasim met with members of the Partnership’s Manufacturers Council as America, Canada and Mexico recently held a seventh round of renegotiation talks in Mexico

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Our Position on NAFTA – 2018 Advocacy Defined Series

Government policies should bind the United States and New York State closer to Canada, not create false barriers to trade, job creation and economic opportunity. That is why strengthening our cross-border economy through the successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is one of the Partnership’s 2018

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Update: Renegotiating NAFTA

The Trump Administration formally notified Congress of its intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on May 18th.  This notification triggered a 90-day period before negotiations with Canada and Mexico can begin and opened a public comment period. As part of the NAFTA re-negotiation process, the United

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Council Q&A: Changes Could be Coming to NAFTA

We are kicking off a new series, Council Q&A, where we highlight the expertise and knowledge of our council members on the key policy issues we are currently tackling.   To get things started, we asked CanAm Council member Pietra Lettieri Zaffram, a partner at Harris Beach, PLLC, how President Trump’s

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Scotty Greenwood Discusses NAFTA at CanAm Now

In the world of Canadian relations, Maryscott ‘Scotty’ Greenwood tops the list. She addressed nearly 120 people at the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s recent CanAm Now event held at the Conference and Events Center in Niagara Falls, New York.  During her keynote address, Greenwood touched on current relations between the US

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The future of NAFTA and why it matters

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order stating his intention to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Canada and Mexico. Buffalo Niagara’s strategic position along the Canadian border makes it an area sure to be impacted by any changes to NAFTA. So what

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