Canada NAFTA

Trump Takes First Step In NAFTA Renegotiation

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2017 | Canada Politics

The U.S. administration has prepared a draft list of priorities for the negotiation.

NAFTA Is 'Gonna Be An Easy One, Folks': Trump

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2017 | Canada Politics

"We're going to do something with NAFTA that you are gonna be very, very impressed with."

Trudeau Says He Still Believes Trump's Promise On NAFTA

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada Politics

The prime minister made the remarks in an interview with NBC.

Trump Commerce Secretary: NAFTA Talks To Launch Later This Year

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2017 | Canada Business

"It's an old treaty. Our economy is very different from what it was when that treaty was was entered into."

Trump Administration Sheds Light On What NAFTA Revamp Will Entail

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2017 | Canada Politics

The newly confirmed U.S. commerce secretary told a television interviewer he intends to move quickly on NAFTA.

No Progress For Any Worker Without Progress For All

Jerry Dias | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

Supporting human rights and workers' struggles for higher wages and decent working conditions in other countries helps ensure that poverty-level wages and brutal working conditions do not distort investment decisions by large multi-national corporations. In the end, that just hurts all of us.

Trump Risks Repeating Smoot-Hawley's Misguided Folly With NAFTA

Colin Kenny | Posted 02.24.2017 | Canada Politics
Colin Kenny

In re-opening NAFTA, President Trump runs the risk of falling into the same kind of black hole created by Smoot-Hawley 87 years ago. Millions of Americans eventually lost everything after having been sucked in by their government's predictions of prosperity -- much in the same way as they are being sucked in today.

NAFTA Renegotiation May Be 'Rough' For Canada: Mulroney

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Politics

He doesn't think Canada will throw Mexico "under the bus."

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.