Additional $1.3 billion in spending, much of it to fund some backtracks on policy changes.
Green budget suggests the next federal budget invest in a number of energy efficiency upgrades.
Broad-based weakness across the major export categories, a similar story for imports.
China still bans the import of Canadian canola seed, alleging contamination; that dispute has gone to the WTO.
Raised costs for steel users and has done little to blunt China’s dominance of global steel production.
14 out of 20 industrial sectors posted gains.
Economic trajectory shifting downward quickly, fueled by a slumping global economy and the trade wars.
Agency is also exploring the impact of requiring companies to rip out their current Huawei and ZTE equipment.
Wants government to build blueprints on how best to boost growth and to ensure Canadian competitiveness.
Aims to balance the books in four years and reorient Alberta’s economy long after that.
Freight volumes below expectations, manufacturing has also fallen off.
Manufacturers note rising input costs, often for items hit with new tariffs in the trade war.
Both are up against a formidable adversary that shows no inclination to yield.
Managing director Kristalina Georgieva blames rising trade conflicts that could mean a loss of around 0.8% of world GDP.
Has reduced its tolerance threshold for companies with interests in the oil sands from 30% to 5%.