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August 22, 2018  

Canada ‘very encouraged’ by progress on US-Mexican NAFTA talks: Freeland [UPDATED]

The White House is expected to announce a “handshake” deal between the US and Mexico this week.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations
August 22, 2017  

Our $38-million-a-day gift to Americans

Donald Trump says Canada’s energy exports are unfair to the US, but he’s clearly unaware that we’ve given Americans the biggest trade gift ever…

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
August 19, 2017  

NAFTA negotiation: get ready to rumble

If this were a wrestling spectacle, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Pena Nieto would be the handsome, but lightweight tag team locked in a cage and improbably matched against the orange-masked gigantic villain, Donald Trump.

Feature Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Economy General
July 4, 2017  

Softwood dispute redux – it’s time to secure new lumber markets

Victory in the latest trade battle will only be secured if Canada uses all of the weapons in its arsenal.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
June 19, 2017  

Not business as usual

Reinvigorating NAFTA must be left to politics, clearer heads and fate, but whatever the outcome, companies should direct their attention to issues over which they have some control.

Feature Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 14, 2017  

Congress swings the BAT

The Republican-backed proposal would alter the tax system to penalize imports, without special status for Canada.

Feature Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 16, 2017  

CEOs are confident about growth, but concerned about protectionism

Canadian CEOs are optimistic for 2017, but many agree it’s going to be tougher to compete amidst growing protectionism.

Feature Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
February 13, 2017  

Will trade get Trumped? Play it cool with ‘America First’

Companies are still optimistic about sales but many are concerned about potential US protectionist policies.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
February 12, 2017  

Living in interesting times

Now that Donald Trump is officially ensconced in the

Feature Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
December 17, 2016  

NAFTA: Now what?

Would a Trump campaign promise to renegotiate NAFTA actually benefit Canadian businesses?

Feature Aerospace Automotive Energy Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Transportation Business Operations Economy General Operations Production Technology
September 25, 2016  

Advancing manufacturing: highlights from PLANT in the 1980s

Technology offers the potential for great leaps in productivity improvement as Canada and the US shake hands on free trade.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
September 20, 2016  

Beware of trade xenophobia

What’s going on out there with global trade? Seems