Highlights/trade

International, Politics

China and trade to top agenda of Trudeau-Trump meeting

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his visit to Washington tomorrow to meet with President Donald Trump will be an opportunity to discuss ongoing tensions with China, international trade and various global issues ahead of the upcoming G20 summit in Japan.» 

Economy, International

Canada lift tariffs on targeted U.S. products

Canada has removed duties on several products imported from the United States following the decision on May 17, 2019 that the U.S. would lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum. Canada’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau issued a statement today saying» 

The LINK Online, May 17, 18, 19, 2019

Your hosts: Levon, Lynn, Marie-Claude (at the river’s edge) and Marc (video of show at bottom) Climate change and the kelp forests of the Arctic It seems that climate change is having an effect under the Arctic seas. Kelp has» 

Economy, International, Politics

China, U.S., Canada: trade and political disputes and world domination (interview)

A trade dispute is growing between China and the U.S which could easily have repercussions worldwide. The U.S and China will be together at the upcoming G-20 summit, at which point the situation may calm, or as many think, escalate.» 

Economy, International, Politics

Canada wants answers from China on canola ban

The trade dispute with Canada over canola appears to be Chinese reaction to the arrest of a top Huawei official here, requested by the U.S. Trade in canola with China represents about 40 per cent of Canada’s canola exports worth» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics

China-Canada political tension: now extending to trade?

Diplomatic tensions between China and Canada over the Canadian detention of Huawei executive, Meng Wanzhou now seem to have taken an added turn. Wanzhou who is under house arrest, is facing extradition to the U.S to face American charges. China» 

Economy, International

U.S., Mexico to release trade deal text as pressure mounts on Canada

The United States and Mexico are expected to simultaneously release the text of their bilateral agreement in principle on Friday as the Trump administration increases pressure on Canada to join its trade partners by signing on to the revamped North» 

Economy, International, Politics

Newsprint tariff imposed by U.S. on Canada killed

The U.S. International Trade Commission has overturned duties that were imposed on Canadian newsprint saying that U.S. producers were not harmed by Canadian imports. The tariffs would have threatened the survival of five Canadian pulp mills and severely hurt the» 

Economy, International, Politics

Apparent EU-U.S. trade war truce ‘positive news’ for Canada: experts

The easing of trade tensions between the European Union and the United States signalled by an apparent agreement between European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday is good news for Canada, say Canadian officials and» 

Economy, International, Politics

Liberals table legislation to ratify Trans-Pacific free trade deal

The Liberal government introduced legislation Thursday to ratify a free trade deal with 10 other Pacific nations that it claims would see Canada get preferential access to some of the biggest and fastest growing economies in the Asia-Pacific region. The»