Canada is signaling that this week's NAFTA deadline could comeand go without a deal—with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau citing a“range of paths” forward while his U.S. envoy digs in on twoissues.

Trudeau and David MacNaughton, the ambassador to Washington,each addressed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) inseparate appearances on Wednesday, striking upbeat tones withoutgiving any indication of a frenzied push to reach an agreement. TheU.S. is planning to publish the text of its deal with Mexico onFriday, three people familiar with the matter said. Trudeau,however, downplayed the urgency of that deadline.

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