Decision at Midnight

Decision at Midnight

Inside the Canada-US Free-trade Negotiations

Book - 1994
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On 2 January 1988, Canada and the United States signed what was thenthe most comprehensive free trade agreeement the world had ever seen.This book is the story of those FTA negotiations, the preparations forand conduct of the negotiations, as well as the ideas and issues behindthem. From their unique perspective as participants, Michael Hart, BillDymond, and Colin Robertson capture the drama and the personalitiesinvolved in the long struggle to make a free trade deal. They describethe extensive consultations, the turf-fighting among insiders, theinnate caution of both politicians and bureaucrats, and the need tocultivate powerful constituencies in order to overcome the inertia ofconventional wisdom.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c1994.
ISBN: 9780774805148
0774805145
Branch Call Number: 382/.971/073/Har 43mb 01
Characteristics: xvi, 456 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Robertson, Colin 1954-
Dymond, Bill 1943-

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