Mr. Omar Alghabra (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade Diversification, Lib.)
Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague for his gracious final remarks.
We believe that in order for trade deals to be successful, they need to be inclusive. They need to bring onside the majority of the population so that all people benefit, not just the large multinational corporations.
Which of these provisions does the member find to be virtue signalling? Is the labour chapter in the NAFTA deal virtue signalling? Is the chapter that promotes gender equality virtue signalling? Is the chapter that enforces environmental standards virtue signalling? How about the committee that includes SMEs in the trade implementation? Is that virtue signalling?
Subtopic: Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act