You say USMCA, or T-MEC and I say CUSMA: The New NAFTA – let’s call the whole thing ON

  • Eugene Beaulieu University of Calgary
  • Dylan Klemen


This briefing paper explains and analyzes the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).  To this end, it summarizes the contents of the agreement.  The paper also provides background and explains how it differs from the trade agreements that preceded it (including NAFTA).  We provide an analysis of what CUSMA means for Canada, with particular emphasis placed on Western Canada.         

Briefing Papers