Canada Trump

Obama Had The Same Complaints About Canadian Dairy As Trump

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2017 | Canada Politics

"The Trump White House is indistinguishable from the Obama White House on dairy."

Morneau Says Border Tax Could Hurt U.S. More Than Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2017 | Canada Politics

The finance minister cautioned that a tariff-like tax would hurt families on both sides of the border.

Donald Trump Is Us

Sonny Wong | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada Living
Sonny Wong

Encountering a personality like Trump's is highly unusual. People like him can't rationally exist, we tell ourselves. He possesses a multitude of confounding characteristics that defy his office and position in life. But, with his combination of skills and deficiencies, he did win the presidency, didn't he? Yet we remain incredulous and struggle to come to terms with how this happened.

Trump's Budget Blueprint Offers A Glimpse Of His Dark Vision

Gerard Montpetit | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada Politics
Gerard Montpetit

In this week's headlines we learn that U.S. President Donald Trump is proceeding to present a budget according to his "America First" policy.

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."

FBI Confirms It's Investigating Ties Between Trump And Russia

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.20.2017 | Canada Politics

"This work is very complex, and there is no way for me to give you a timetable for when it will be done."

Start Questioning Everything About How And Why You Bank

Emily Cornelius | Posted 03.18.2017 | Canada Business
Emily Cornelius

Why is it that very few of us actually take the time to sit down and actually assess our savings, spending and banking options until we want to buy a home or we begin to think about our retirement savings? Are companies profiting from our ignorance? Are they "banking" on it?

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.

Federal Budget Won't Have Measures To Address Trump Uncertainties

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2017 | Canada Politics

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will deliver the Liberal government's second budget on March 22.

Liberal Government To Review Trump's New Travel Ban

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2017 | Canada Politics

The revised travel order leaves Iraq off the list of banned countries.

Donald Trump Impeachment Is His Opponents' Wishful Thinking

Darcy Oberding | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Politics
Darcy Oberding

Some feel like impeachment is just around the corner. And if is not currently, then Trump will do something so reprehensible that the Republican Party will realize the folly of their ways and move forward with an impeachment process. This is not going to happen as long as the Republicans control Congress.

Canada Owes Refugees Fleeing U.S. A Fighting Chance

Jennifer Andrews | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Politics
Jennifer Andrews

To be exceptional is to be unusual, rare or outstanding. Right now, we are none of those things. To be exceptional is to figure out a way to make it safe for refugees fleeing the U.S. to come to Canada and to give them a chance to contribute to our country, without having to go underground yet again.

End All Thinly Disguised Wars On The World's Most Marginalized

The Alitaptap Collective | Posted 02.23.2017 | Canada Impact
The Alitaptap Collective

They launch crusades of violence against the easiest of targets: the racialized Other, the immigrant, the slum dweller, the refugee. They promise a return to a Utopian past at the expense of their chosen scapegoats - each one of a certain colour, geographic origin or religion - only to guarantee an impoverished future for us all.

Trump's America May Finally Force Us To Wake Up To Our Prejudices

Lauren Messervey | Posted 02.23.2017 | Canada Living
Lauren Messervey

All of a sudden, it was OK for America to get back into hate crimes again. Behaviour that had been previously seen as scary stories from a discarded history text book are suddenly back in the news. Here we are, a long history of "haven't we become so much better" wiped clean with story after story of bigotry, Islamophobia, and Neo-Nazi ideals rising from the ashes.

The Bold, Beautiful And Ugly Of Advocacy

Jeff Paterson | Posted 02.17.2017 | Canada
Jeff Paterson

It's a banner year for Saturday Night Live. The show has reaped every reward Donald Trump has given them. This past weekend, Alec Baldwin, their go-to...

It's February And Donald Trump Is Still Talking About Election Results

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada Politics

Still in the Twilight Zone.

Who Marries An Extreme Narcissist?

Marcia Sirota | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada
Marcia Sirota

Recently, it was Family Day, and I got to thinking about all the different types of families there are: single-parent families, blended families, LGBT...

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.

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.

What Do Addicts, Serial Killers And Billionaires Have In Common?

Marcia Sirota | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

What all these people share is the fact that their actions are driven by a powerful need within them. And interestingly, although the choices they make in trying to satisfy this need might be very different, each one of them has the exact same need.

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.

Sajjan Hints At New Military Funding After Meeting U.S. Counterpart

CP | Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2017 | Canada Politics

The Liberal government is currently drawing up a new defence policy.

What To Know About The Suspended Enforcement Of The U.S. Travel Ban

Henry Chang | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada Politics
Henry Chang

President Trump has publicly denounced the decision and vowed to reinstate the travel ban. So while it is not being enforced at the present time, if the U.S. Department of Justice is able to overturn the temporary restraining order, the travel ban could be reinstated.

Sajjan To Meet American Counterpart

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada Politics

Trump's election has prompted uncertainty on several military fronts.

Don't Let The Extreme Narcissists Of The World Silence You

Marcia Sirota | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

The powerful extreme narcissist will never stop trying to silence those who question or oppose them but when we unite, we become equally powerful, if not more so. When we stand together and stand up up for what's right, we become empowered to create positive change in our own lives and in the world.