A day in Canada US affairs: One threat dropped, two raised, one reality TV show
Senior White House official played down Trump’s earlier talk about ill-defined import tax.
Interesting times, be prepared
Topping the list of troubling factors is trade disruption as NAFTA goes under the knife and the possibility of a border tax.
Encana CEO would still invest in Canada and US if border tax applied
A border adjustment tax could make it more difficult for Canadian producers to compete in the US.
Border tax might damage US more than Canada: Morneau
Finance minister says such a tax would disrupt a mutually beneficial trade relationship and impose extra costs on US firms.
US border tax has little support in Washington: Carr
Resource minister notes opponents see it as not in US-Canada’s energy interests.
Trump to order probe of 16 countries’ trade practices, including Canada
Examination will cover non-tariff barriers, lax legal enforcement, currency manipulation and other means.
Congress swings the BAT
The Republican-backed proposal would alter the tax system to penalize imports, without special status for Canada.