Canadian decision within weeks on steel safeguards: Bains
Government is looking at feedback from recent consultations on how to protect the industry from the risk of cheap steel imports.
Canada’s economy surges in second quarter on higher exports: StatCan
Economy rocketed to an annualized pace of 2.9 per cent in the period from April 1 through June 30.
Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent to $50.7B in June
Economists had expected an increase of 0.1 per cent in June.
Feds to launch talks on safeguards to keep steel from flooding into Canada
Consultation period on safeguards will last for 15 days, decision will follow in a few weeks.
US firms seeking Trump’s steel tariff waiver face a backlash
Companies risk being forced out of business if not excused from the 25% tariff.
Canada’s wholesale sales rise 1.2% in May: Statistics Canada
Construction materials show strength, automotive and supplies fall.
US lawmakers rip Trump tariffs enacted in name of national security
Companies are feeling the fallout of higher metals prices and trade retaliation.
US steel tariffs prompt ADF to impose work sharing at Quebec plant
Employees at its Terrebonne plant have seen their working hours cut 40% to 60%.
Quebec offers $100M to smaller processors affected by US aluminum, steel tariffs
US customers have already warned they’ll not pay the extra bill from the surtax.
Trudeau, Macron brace for Trump ahead of G7 with meeting in Ottawa
The two talked strategy on how to handle the unpredictable US prez.
Scheer rejects one-on-one trade talks with US as long as NAFTA can be saved
Conservative Opposition leader expresses support, but says Trudeau can do more on trade file.
Statistics Canada says trade deficit narrowed to $1.9B in April
Canadian exporters in for a rough ride, says TD.
Ottawa studying impact of steel, aluminum tariffs before supporting industry
Feds say they will work with provinces on issue.
Trump, dairy farmers broaden attacks on Liberals as speedy metal tariffs urged
PM wants 30-day consultation period before enacting $16.6-billion tariff package.
Canada responds to U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs with ‘countermeasures’ of its own
Feds enforcing $16.6 billion in tariffs on U.S. imports, to go into effect July 1.
US imposing steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada, Mexico, Ross says
Duties of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum to be enforced for Canada, Mexico and the European Union June 1 at midnight.
Freeland back in Ottawa, but full court press on US tariffs, trade continues
Foreign Affairs minister tells steel industry: we’ve got your back.
Europe expects to be hit by US tariffs on steel and aluminum
EU has threatened retaliatory tariffs.
Trudeau pledges $60M for smelter, declares byelection in riding days later
Several cabinet ministers, Liberal MPs have also visited Chicoutimi-Le Fjord to distribute millions of dollars in funding to local businesses.
North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing…
FABTECH Canada 2018
Trade show for the Canadian metal working industry that…
International Manufacturing Technology Show 2018
International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS 2018) will be the…
Stelco says higher steel demand fuels Q1 volume and price growth
Revenue up 7% , but short of analyst expectations of $510 million.
US delays steel, aluminum levies another month to June 1
Objective of limiting imports is to keep out excess Chinese supply that has depressed global prices.
Rio Tinto Alcan fined $100,000 for chemical release in Saguenay River
Pleaded guilty to violating a subsection of the Fisheries Act.
Aimed at China, Trump’s tariffs are hitting closer to home
More than 2,400 applications from companies in ‘America First’ communities seeking waivers.
US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs
Nearly 2,200 companies are asking the Commerce Department for exemptions.
ADF Group reports $7.2M loss in latest financial year, revenue up
Results impacted by change to the US federal tax rates and the write-off of deferred income tax assets.
Government, US Steel reach consent decree over chemical spill
Discharge contained hexavalent chromium, a toxic heavy metal that might be carcinogenic if ingested.
Trudeau applauds united front in battle against US steel, aluminum tariffs
Emphasized Canada and US economies would suffer from trade restrictions.
Ending tariff exemptions for Canadian steel would hurt US economy: Trudeau
Measures in place to prevent too cheap steel and aluminum from using Canada as a back door to the US.
China shrinks steel industry slowly, drawing Western ire
American and European anger targets a flood of low-cost exports that is double the volume of second-place Japan.