China has imposed duties on imports of some U.S.-made vehicles, claiming damage from foreign automakers due to dumping and subsidies in the latest round of trade friction.
The Action Plan on Regulatory Co-operation announced Dec. 7 aims to do away with the “tyranny of small differences” between Canada and US trade regulations.
A CEC report has found that Canada’s fossil fuel-powered generating plants average higher greenhouse gas emissions for the same amount of electricity than American or Mexican stations.
Canada will gain enhanced powers to track unemployment insurance recipients who skip the country and landed immigrants who don’t spend enough time here to meet residency requirements under the new perimeter security deal with the US.
Environment Minister Peter Kent says Canada will not renew its commitment to the Kyoto climate change protocol after it expires next year.
Chinese officials promised foreign technology suppliers equal access to their booming clean energy industry in trade talks amid pressure to revive global growth.
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.
Manufacturing in China for North American markets is not as cost-effective as it once was, and it appears some of the lost US production may be coming back.
Canadian manufacturers and exporters are holding back on hiring new workers and making new investments as they cope with fewer orders from the US.
Too many Americans see Canada as an unreliable partner, having even let some of the 9-11 terrorists into the US.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is worried about Canada’s “waning relationship” with the US and is calling on government, business and other stakeholders to do something about it.