Trade deal could mean end to 'uncertainty' for some Island exporters

Steel fabricators have been dodging tariffs for months

The tentative trade deal between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico could be a sign of better times for steel fabricators on P.E.I., bringing stability to what's been a turbulent time.


"It's encouraging. We're free trade supporters," said Trevor Spinney, president of Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP). "More than half our business goes state-side. Having a trade agreement in place is very key to us."