Canada.com | 3/31/2009 12:00:00 AM
Minister defends Colombia free-trade deal
Mar 31 -- Parliamentary hearings will allow criticism of Canada's proposed free trade agreement with Colombia, says the Harper government's minister responsible for Latin America.
"We want this to be discussed openly," Kent said Monday from Medellin, Colombia. "Through the hearing process as well as submissions from beyond, we want to hear from folks, positive and negative, and to address concerns."
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