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News Manufacturing General
August 5, 2020  

Canada’s merchandise trade deficit increases sharply to $3.2B in June: StatCan

Exports were up 17.1% to $39.7 billion but down 20% from $49.6 billion a year earlier

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 4, 2019  

Statistics Canada reports $1.1B trade surplus for July

Imports rose 1.2% to $50.9 billion with gains in six of 11 sectors.

News Government Economy General
September 17, 2018  

FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates benefits of tariffs to US

Too early to claim that his policies have catapulted the industry to new heights.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 13, 2018  

China says Washington asks to resume talks on tariff fight

Announcement followed reports that foreign companies in China have been hurt by earlier tariff hikes by both sides.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
August 20, 2018  

Trump blames California fires on Canadian lumber imports: Canucks push back

Comments are troubling and ridiculous on a number of levels: FPAC CEO Derek Nighbor.

News Manufacturing Economy General
August 7, 2018  

Canada’s June trade numbers strong despite US tariffs on metals

Smallest deficit since January 2017, fuelled by an increase in the value of total exports of 4.1%.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 17, 2018  

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

Covers a third of the global economy and markets of more than 600 million people.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
May 24, 2018  

Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

Canada and Mexico targets as Ross asked to consider whether they threaten US national security.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 2, 2018  

Trade wars are good, and easy to win: Trump

Tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum threatens a global trade fracas.

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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
August 4, 2017  

Mexico’s share of auto investment, jobs seen as key NAFTA issue

US NAFTA objectives don’t mention auto sector specifically, but calls for stiffer rules of origin and more stringent environmental and labour standards.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 2, 2017  

200 kgs of hash found in shipment of chocolate bars in Halifax

Mississauga, Ont., man faces multiple drug and importation charges.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 6, 2017  

May trade deficit grew to $1.1 billion, StatsCan says

Increase in the trade deficit came as imports rose 2.4% to $49.8 billion, led by an increase in aircraft imports.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 12, 2017  

Goods made by child labourers flooding into Canada: report

Imports of so-called risky goods into this country totaled $34 billion last year, up from $26 billion in 2012.