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News Government General
December 10, 2020  

S&P DJ removing Chinese companies from index after US order

Follows Trump’s order barring Americans from buying stocks or bonds issued by companies owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 10, 2020  

Canada, Britain sign agreement for post Brexit trade, tables legislation

Liberal government bill to implement the deal in Canadian law introduced in the House of Commons.

News Food & Beverage Economy General
December 10, 2020  

US challenges Canada’s dairy quotas in first test of new trade agreement

Claims Canada’s distribution of its tariff-rate quotas is unfair to American farmers.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

EU looks forward to Biden resetting trans-Atlantic relations

…but future relations will have to adapt to a multi-polar world where China is an ever bigger player.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

WH silent on pushback on Trump plan to raid Canada’s drug cabinet

Canada represents only 2% of global drug sales, and gets 68% of its drugs from outside the country.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 1, 2020  

No text of Canada-UK trade deal as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms

Trade minister says both countries are working on mitigation measures to provide stability to businesses.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Economy General
November 30, 2020  

More funding for dairy, poultry, egg farmers hurt by free trade deals

Follows previously announced $1.75 billion for the dairy sector that came in effect in 2017 and 2018.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Production
November 25, 2020  

Canada calls US softwood duties unfair, unjustified, despite reduction

US Department of Commerce imposes countervailing duties of nearly 9%, down from just over 20%.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 23, 2020  

Canada, Britain beat Brexit with new trade deal, incorporates EU pact

Placeholder agreement buys the trading partners another year to reach a more comprehensive pact.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 23, 2020  

Canada’s labour unions could play big role averting ‘Buy American’ rules

Biden plans to ensure US workers and companies are first in line to reap the benefits of his economic recovery plan.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 19, 2020  

Canada-Britain trade talks in final stages as tariff deadline looms

Would prevent tariffs on Canadian products from seafood to steaks and autos.

News Government General
November 19, 2020  

China will avoid decoupling amid tension with US, Europe: Xi

Promised to open China’s market wider but no initiatives to respond to complaints it improperly subsidizes and shields technology.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 13, 2020  

USMCA makes working class Americans integral to future US trade policy

Biden will be focused on ensuring domestic investments, procurement efforts and tax policy generate benefits for those left behind by the global economy.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 11, 2020  

Trudeau expects trade deal with UK can be done before 2021

Says a deal should be relatively straightforward to manage even as the UK lurches toward its official exit from the EU.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 10, 2020  

Biden’s long to do list to include repairing damaged Canada-US ties

…but COVID-19 is his most pressing issue, something Canada can help with given his focus on following science.