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.
Trump says tax overhaul is ‘badly needed’
But, there’s one thing missing: a plan to pull it off.
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…
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.
NAFTA energy clause draws Canadian criticism
Business groups on both sides of the political spectrum say the “proportionality clause” is outdated and gives the US too much control over Canadian energy production.
Trump cancels pair of advisory councils after CEOs quit
Business leaders push for more executives to refuse to serve Trump after an “inadequate” response to a white supremacists rally in Charlottesville.
Foxconn steering clear of Trump’s $30 billion investment claim
US President says Foxconn’s CEO told him of plans to invest $30 billion across the US was “off the record,” company won’t confirm details.
Trump to announce Foxconn plant in Wisconsin
The iPhone assembler revealed plans to invest in a $7 billion plant that would employ 5,000 workers in January.
First round of NAFTA negotiations set for mid-August
John Melle, assistant US trade representative for the Western Hemisphere, will be the chief negotiator for the Americans.
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.
No cutoff to finish NAFTA talks as US hunts for best deal
Next steps in the US consultation process include public hearings scheduled for June 27-29.
Zinke pledges to enforce Obama-era methane rules
The methane rule forces energy companies to capture methane burned off at drilling sites on public lands.
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.
Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap
President accepts challenge from Salesforce.com’s CEO to create 5 million apprenticeships over five years.
California, China sign climate deal after Trump’s Paris exit
State’s governor says Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US from the Paris agreement will only be a temporary setback.