• With Canada's economic future in the balance, NAFTA negotiators may be talking about Super Bowl ads

    18 days ago - By National Post

    Canadians, it seems, were desperate to see those much-hyped American advertisements during the Super Bowl telecast, and the CRTC obliged.
    Now the agency's unusual decision to ban the substitution of Canadian ads during the game - and other issues around Canada's sweeping regulation of culture - may be holding up down-to-the-wire NAFTA negotiations.
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested recently he would not sign any revamped trade deal with the U.S. that weakened Canada's “carve-out” of cultural industries from free-trade rules. An official familiar with the last-minute talks in...
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