The Latest: Northeastern US, eastern Canada leaders meet

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The Latest: Northeastern US, eastern Canada leaders meet

STOWE, Vt. â€" The Latest on the meeting of northeastern governors and eastern Canada premiers (all times local):

6:55 p.m.

Some governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada are calling for an end to the trade war between the U.S. and Canada and a successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

The leaders had been meeting in Vermont on Monday, where they discussed trade, energy and other issues.

The U.S. ambassador to Canada and the Canadian ambassador to the U.S. also attended.

The 42nd Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers comes as the U.S., Canada and Mexico are renegotiating NAFTA.

The governor of Vermont and premier of New Brunswick â€" co-chairs of the conference â€" have signed resolutions concerning NAFTA and the benefits of cross-border trade.

2:50 p.m.

Governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada are meeting in Vermont, where they are discussing a variety of issues amid a trade dispute between Washington and Ottawa.

The meeting is taking place Monday in Stowe. Officials say the U.S. ambassador to Canada and the Canadian ambassador to the U.S. are attending.

Trade and energy are among the topics raised at the 42nd Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers.

The meeting comes as the U.S., Canada and Mexico are renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Source: Google News Canada | Netizen 24 Canada

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