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Oct. 12, 2017
For Immediate Release

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Waterloo – With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Oct. 11 and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Oct. 12, and a fourth round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations underway, there is still a great deal of uncertainty over the future of the trade deal.

The following Laurier experts are available to comment on the various implications of the ongoing NAFTA talks.

Patricia Goff, associate professor and chair of Laurier’s Department of Political Science, is an expert on the politics of trade. Goff is available for comment on international trade governance, including NAFTA. Contact: or 519.884.0710 x2588.

Maria Gallego, associate professor of economics, is an expert in governance and political economy issues, including leadership and elections. Contact: or 519.884.0710 x2635.

Barry Kay, associate professor of political science, is an expert on American politics, public opinion, elections and the politics of policy making. He has often commented on U.S. President Donald Trump. Contact: or 519.884.0710 x3362.

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Media Contacts:

Kevin Crowley, Director

Communications and Public Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University

T: 519.884.0710 x3070


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