Bank of Canada raises rate, predicts economic resilience despite trade risks
The rate hasn’t been this high since December 2008.
Pollution controls help red spruce rebound from acid rain
The red spruce is making a comeback in Eastern US forests after being decimated by acid rain decades ago, thanks to stricter pollution restrictions.
US-China climate deal pushes Canada to keep pace
Canada will miss its 2020 international commitment under the Copenhagen accord.
Dissing NAFTA is hot in Washington
Obama and allies leverage the 20-year-old deal to sell benefits of Trans-Pacific Partnership.
China, U.S. face-off over export subsidies
Chinese commerce minister, Chen Deming, says the U.S. is violating free trade measures by imposing higher duties on products from China.
US cuts machinery and equipment spending
Demand for capital goods tumbles 4.5%
Fisker lays off workers before Nina production begins
The electric car maker, which was granted a $529-million loan by the U.S government, has laid off employees before producing one vehicle.
Canada may lose its economic growth bragging rights
U.S. expected to best Canada in job creation and economic growth in 2012.
Indiana closer to ousting labour unions
Republican lawmakers in Indiana have passed legistation prohibiting labour contracts requiring works to pay union fees.
Sluggish productivity growth: it cost you $7,500
Two decades of sluggish productivity growth has left Canadians, businesses and governments a little lighter in the wallet, according to a Conference Board of Canada study.
Harper eyes Asia for Canadian energy
TransCanada pipeline delay drives a wedge between U.S. and Canada as APEC summit wraps up in Hawaii
Improving Canada-U.S. trade top priority at the White House
Obama’s “Buy American”, however, could cause a roadblock, reigniting trade issues during recession
U.S. manufacturing on brink of great comeback or great downfall: report
Booz & Co. report suggests the future of U.S. manufacturing depends public and private sector strategy
Obama’s $510-million biofuel push [VIDEO]
U.S. agriculture agency and its Navy partner to produce biofuel-friendly military vehicles and commercial transports
Washington goes to bat over softwood dispute
U.S. could seek billions in penalties over allegations B.C. broke 2006 softwood lumber agreement
U.S. businesses boost machinery orders
Factory growth driven by rising domestic demand and increased exports