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September 4, 2018  

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.

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December 8, 2016  

US Congress moves ahead with long-awaited Canada border bill

Plan includes a pilot project to test a new pre-screening process.

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October 26, 2016  

Former PM says Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal doomed

Brian Mulroney blames hostility in US congress.

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September 6, 2016  

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.

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February 16, 2016  

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.

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February 8, 2016  

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.

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October 8, 2015  

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.

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October 6, 2015  

VW investigation focusing on development managers

The automaker’s top US manager will appear before Congress Oct. 8.

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March 5, 2015  

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.

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February 25, 2015  

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.

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February 25, 2015  

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.

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February 24, 2015  

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

US president sends the politically charged issue back to Congress.

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January 7, 2015  

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.

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November 14, 2014  

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.

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November 13, 2014  

Keystone XL showdown imminent in US Senate

Southern Democrats are trying to force a vote immediately on the long-stalled project.

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November 7, 2014  

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.

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November 3, 2014  

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.

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February 25, 2013  

Businesses to feel the pain from US sequestration

Beyond the Borders at risk, exports facing hold-ups, business travel hassles.

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November 20, 2012  

Buy American legislation would shut out Canadian goods permanently: CME

Neither country can afford to dabble with procurement restrictions, says CME president Jayson Myers.

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November 20, 2012  

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.

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May 10, 2011  

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.