Trump warns Congress not to ‘interfere’ with NAFTA negotiations
US president is again threatening to scrap NAFTA, but legal experts divided on whether he can. Talks resume Wednesday.
US Congress moves ahead with long-awaited Canada border bill
Plan includes a pilot project to test a new pre-screening process.
Former PM says Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal doomed
Brian Mulroney blames hostility in US congress.
Canada pushes for border bill as US lawmakers return to work
Zika research, appointment of a Supreme Court justice, and the TPP trade deal highlight high-profile issues.
Congress bans import of forced labour products
A loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law has failed to keep products of forced and child labour out of America.
Obama seeks to double clean energy R&D funding by 2020
Proposal is part of the “Mission Innovation” initiative the US president announced at last year’s U.N. climate conference.
Auto experts say top VW managers likely knew of emissions cheating
Volkswagen has admitted that 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide have software that turns pollution controls in emissions tests.
VW investigation focusing on development managers
The automaker’s top US manager will appear before Congress Oct. 8.
US Senate fails to override Obama’s Keystone XL veto
Republicans expected to force approval by attaching pipeline onto spending bills or other energy legislation.
Keystone XL ‘roller coaster’ ride likely lies ahead: Doer
Canada’s ambassador to the US says the pipeline could eventually be attached to an infrastructure or a spending bill.
Keystone battle goes on despite Obama veto: Prentice
Alberta premier maintains that the pipeline is in the best interests of both Canada and the US.
Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill
US president sends the politically charged issue back to Congress.
White House unequivocal on Keystone bill: ‘The president wouldn’t sign it’
Hope is dwindling for oil sands proponents optimistic a Republican-dominated US Congress would push the pipeline to completion.
US House of Representatives approves Keystone XL construction
A Senate vote is scheduled for Nov. 18, but the project could still be vetoed by President Barack Obama.
Keystone XL showdown imminent in US Senate
Southern Democrats are trying to force a vote immediately on the long-stalled project.
White House: We’d ‘consider’ a bill on Keystone XL
Republicans say they’ll try using their new power in Congress to force Barack Obama to approve the long-delayed project.
Canada should be celebrating the US’s ‘do nothing’ Congress
Of the 165 bills with Buy American provisions, only one has passed since the US house split in 2010.
Businesses to feel the pain from US sequestration
Beyond the Borders at risk, exports facing hold-ups, business travel hassles.
Buy American legislation would shut out Canadian goods permanently: CME
Neither country can afford to dabble with procurement restrictions, says CME president Jayson Myers.
Prime minister cautions unforeseen consequences if US falls off fiscal cliff
Harper tells business forum US won’t reach economic heights from a decade ago.
US Congress hot and cold on Canada
The US Congress loves Canada’s cheap prescription drugs and its secure energy supply, but it’s otherwise negative on free trade and it sees the border as a potential gateway for terrorists.