New Opportunities under NAFTA in a Bum Economy

Vaillancourt, Shawn
October 2009
Feliciter;2009, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p212
The article offers information on the job opportunities provided by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Trade NAFTA (TN) status for Canadian librarians. It notes that the TN status enables skilled North American professionals to move relatively freely across North American borders to provide service in their profession. It also offers certain aspects to consider in the career which include the employee's social security number availability and credit history.


Related Articles

  • Canada's Kyoto Plan. Banigam, John M. // CMA Management;Oct2005, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p28 

    The article focuses on the adoption of Kyoto Plan by Canada. Although Canada is one of some 130 nations to ratify the Kyoto Protocol, it is the only North American Free Trade Agreement member to do so. This constrains policy makers in Ottawa, as legitimate competitiveness issues must be...

  • North American Free Trade Agreement: U.S. Experience With Environment, Labor, and Investment Dispute Settlement Cases: GAO-01-933.  // GAO Reports;7/20/2001, p1 

    The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which went into effect in 1994, was intended to spur trade and investment throughout North America. Separately, the three NAFTA countries--the United States, Canada, and Mexico--negotiated and entered into two side agreements, the North American...

  • The Economic Impact of NAFTA: A Case Study of Alabama. Merkel, Edward T.; Lovik, Lawrence W. // International Advances in Economic Research;Aug2006, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p422 

    A case study on the effects of free trade under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in Alabama is presented. The free trade made a positive impact on the economy of Alabama, particularly in export-related industries. It also increased employment levels. Transportation, computer and...

  • BEYOND NAFTA. Gindin, Sam // Canadian Dimension;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p29 

    It's not that such an economic review is irrelevant — coping with the economic implications of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) obviously remains central to anyone concerned with social change. But in itself, the economic debate is unlikely to move us much ahead. There are just...

  • NAFTA AT TEN: NOTHING TO CELEBRATE. Foster, John W. // Canadian Dimension;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p32 

    Despite clear victories in Cancun and Miami for popular movements and for Venezuela and Brazil and other countries with progressive leadership, the juggernaut extending corporate and U.S. interests, whether through bilateral, regional or global negotiations — or under the table with...

  • U.S. marketers set sights south of Mexico. Miller, Cyndee // Marketing News;10/10/94, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p9 

    The article focuses on marketing opportunities for American marketers in South America. U.S. marketers are heading south of the border, bringing Timberland boots, Wal-Mart stores. Once the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was a done deal, U.S. marketers gave a boost to cross-border...

  • An Introductory Lesson to Mexican Law; From Constitutions and Codes to Legal Culture and NAFTA. Vargas, Jorge A. // San Diego Law Review;Summer2004, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p1337 

    The article discusses various aspects of the Mexican law. Until recently, the presence of Mexican law in the United States was a rarity. The law in force in contemporary Mexico in the 1970's was as distant and arcane for American legal practitioners as Aztec law was for the Spanish Conquistadors...

  • Air Pollution Beyond Boundaries.  // Frontera Norte;jul-dic2002, Vol. 14 Issue 28, p83 

    Air pollution in Paso del Norte, the region encompassing Sunland Park, New Mexico, El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, is a contentious matter. Grassroots and nongovernmental organizations on both sides of the border have pressed the governments of Mexico and the United States to...

  • Speak Your Piece.  // Bar-Code Border;10/ 3/2012, Vol. 11 Issue 240, p7 

    The article reports on the proposal made by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, U.S., Mexico and Canada to further liberalize rules of origin for a variety of products they exchange, aimed at reducing or eliminating remaining tariffs on imports from one another. It says...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics