Says negative campaigning coupled with nationalism and populism isn’t a positive for Canada.
Average hourly wage growth, closely watched by the Bank of Canada, remained strong last month at 3.6%.
It’s now a post-American era, where the US is not falling, but other countries are closing the gap.
Trump administration sees Beijing as orchestrating a brass-knuckles campaign to supplant US technological dominance.
Studies show raising it actually eliminates employment opportunities.
But the effects of retaliatory tariffs and rising dollar could impact growth.
Repeats threat to impose tariffs on imported cars, trucks and auto parts.
Raises the possibility the two sides could work toward a negotiated end to punishing tariffs.
Even the most conservative scenario shows a $50 per tonne tax would reduce provincial GDP by 2.43%.
Says Canada and Mexico have to remain firmly united rather than give in to Trump’s demands.
Projections will include fallout from US steel and aluminum tariffs as well as retaliatory measures by Canada and others.
Critics warn it will unfairly pile on significant costs for small business owners.
Administration says restrictions aimed at China and other countries that allegedly steal US technology.
They’ve helped fuel the United States economy for decades.
Surprised that iconic motorcycle manufacturer was first “to wave the White Flag” in the tariff dispute.