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Trump's Anti-Immigrant Stance Could Give Canada's Economy An Edge

Jeff Wheeldon | Posted 02.15.2017 | Canada Business
Jeff Wheeldon

President Trump's vilification of immigrants, including a restriction on their movements in the form of a travel ban for people from seven Muslim-majority nations, leaves many genius researchers, engineers and entrepreneurs feeling unwelcome in the U.S. even if they are allowed in.

Business Council Urges Trudeau To Shield Canada From Trump's Agenda

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2017 | Canada Politics

The group listed some suggestions for the PM to increase competitiveness.

Trump May Have 'Shown His Hand' To Trudeau On NAFTA Plans

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.14.2017 | Canada Business

Trump may not want a fight — only a quick political victory.

6 Human Rights Issues Trudeau Must Discuss With Trump

Alex Neve | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Politics
Alex Neve

The high level of cooperation between Canada and the United States over many decades has deeply intertwined our two countries and preserving Canada's long-held partnership with the United States will no doubt be at the top of Prime Minister Trudeau's to-do list in Washington. But he must be clear in sharing the message that mutual observance and commitment to upholding human rights must be at the very centre of the special bond between Canada and the United States. Worryingly, President Trump has so far given much reason to believe that regard for human rights is not high on his own to-do list.

Feds Started Wrestling With Trump Tax Plan Shortly After Election

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Politics

Months after the election, the eventual U.S. tax reforms remain an unknown.

Trump Communications Paralyzing Canada's Decision-Makers

CP | Mike Blanchfield | Posted 01.29.2017 | Canada Politics

Trump pronouncements followed by contradictions sowing confusion in Ottawa.

If Trump Thinks He Doesn't Need Canada, He's In For A Yuge Surprise

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada Business

Canadians buy a lot of American stuff. Don't forget that, Donald.

Trump Will Meet Trudeau Within A Month To Talk NAFTA: White House

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada Politics

They've already spoken on the phone.

George H.W. Bush Slams 'America First' Slogan As Selfish -- In 1999

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 01.23.2017 | Canada Politics

"They advocate policies that amount to protectionism and isolationism."

Trudeau Should Follow Trump's Example And Put Canada First

Mark Towhey | Posted 01.23.2017 | Canada Politics
Mark Towhey

It's time for Trudeau to go beyond a cabinet shuffle and use Trump's brutally plain-spoken focus on U.S. self-interest as an opportunity to take a similarly honest and entirely self-interested approach to trade and diplomacy with the world's largest economy. Canada should look after itself first. Now's the time.

White House Announces TPP Withdrawal, Plans For NAFTA Talks

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.22.2017 | Canada Business

Renegotiating NAFTA is job one for the Trump administration.

President Trump's America Still Loves Canada. Mexico, Not So Much.

Angus Reid | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada Politics
Angus Reid

A national survey of a cross-section of 1,500 voting-age Americans, conducted by the Angus Reid Institute in the days leading up to the inauguration, reveals a strong attachment to Canada among the U.S. public, while Americans hold a decidedly different attitude toward their country's other neighbour, Mexico.

We Must Keep Pushing Back As Trump Becomes President

Jerry Dias | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Politics
Jerry Dias

At noon this Friday, what was once thought impossible is scheduled to happen -- Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. We are entering a period of unprecedented instability brought on by a Commander in Chief in the United States who seems to make policy through middle-of-the-night tweets and headline-grabbing interviews with select media.

‘Bizarre GOP Scheme' Could Do Serious Damage To Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Business

But currency traders could defeat the proposed border tax.

Common Ground, Not Confrontation Needed For NAFTA Talks: Ambassador

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.02.2017 | Canada Politics

The government is signalling its approach if Donald Trump decides to renegotiate NAFTA.

Memos Show What Canadian Diplomats Thought Of Trump's Rise

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Politics

Trump's unpopularity in Canada may be a challenge.

These Are The Provinces Most At Risk From A Trump Presidency

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Business

It's the non-energy exporters who have something to fear.

Uh Oh, Donald: Mexico Overtakes Canada As U.S. Trading Partner

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada Business

Potentially bad news for Canada, worse news for Donald Trump.

Trump's Anti-Trade Plans Pose 'Existential' Threat For Canada: Expert

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Business

Donald Trump has vowed to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Canadian Factories Fading Much Faster Than U.S. Ones Since NAFTA

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Business

Donald Trump may want to look at all the facts before scrapping NAFTA.

Althia Raj

Scrapping NAFTA Would Be 'Crazy': Ex-U.S. Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Politics

Trump's win holds important lesson for progressive parties, he says.

Canada Could Be In For A Big Fight With Trump In NAFTA Talks

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Business

Currency manipulation, too.

Canada, Mexico Discussed NAFTA Messaging After Trump's Win

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Politics

"I don't think anyone was surprised."

Is Free Trade With The U.S. In Jeopardy?

Jasmin Guénette | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Business
Jasmin Guénette

After months of anti-trade rhetoric from the next American president, Donald Trump, Canada must ensure that our trade deals are respected, and push for even more free trade between our two countries. Free trade -- and NAFTA in particular -- has been so beneficial to both Canada and the U.S. that common sense will have to prevail.

Trudeau's The 'Wrong Guy' To Deal With Trump: O'Leary

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada Politics

NAFTA talks will be like "Godzilla versus Bambi."