USMCA: An agreement between friends?
Even with an agreement, a protectionist White House means more trouble to come.
Trade, deficit reduction and tax reform critical as recession looms
The federal government must act quickly on three fronts if it is to head off economic disaster.
[RANT] Energy and trade: double trouble for Canada
The Trudeau government’s Keystone Cop management of the pipeline file does not inspire confidence in Canada’s energy sector.
Learning to adapt to the growing gig economy
A changing labour market is creating opportunity, pressuring business and government to adapt.
Resolving Canada’s trade quagmire in the age of Trump
We must make a major concession like phasing out our farm supply management to protect the auto sector.
How we can avoid a devastating trade war with the US
We need a smart, realistic strategy for negotiations, starting with giving up our dairy supply management system.
Canada needs tax reform, not tinkering
A response is needed to US policies that have reduced personal and business-related taxes.
Federal carbon tax seems destined to fail
PEI has added itself to the list of carbon tax opponents, following Ontario, and the list is growing.
We don’t want to go where trade wars have taken us before
Trump is not deterred by economists’ warnings of a global trade war that could usher in a new depression.
Driverless vehicles: not such a great idea
Better to leave the big driving decisions in human hands.
Busting the minimum wage myth
Studies show raising it actually eliminates employment opportunities.
Canadians are going Trump free until it becomes too expensive
But consumers are fickle and will opt for the product that offers the best quality for the lowest price.
Canada’s push for unfettered trade should begin at home
Supply management is protectionism by another name and shouldn’t be ignored as we seek freer trade.
Economic incentives pay dividends
Recognizing incentives matter requires a reversal of many economic policies enacted by the Trudeau government.
Dairy in Trump’s crosshairs: industry finally showing signs of common sense
Supply management 2.0 is finally here: farmers will need to develop new skill sets.