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International

Russian oil, cooperation over commerce & Canada’s Arctic highway : 2017 Arctic Year in Review

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North The end of the year is often a time to take stock, and here at Eye on the Arctic we’re no different. That’s why, as 2017 draws to» 

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Could U.S.policy cause a tidal wave of immigration and asylum claims in Canada?

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced he will end a policy known as DACA, which has caused great turmoil for tens of thousands of undocumented people in the U.S. Could that mean another wave, or even tsunami of people crossing» 

International, Politics, Society

Europe especially, looking for U.S. commitment to NATO

Today will mark the first time U.S. President Donald Trump meets with members of NATO and they are hoping to hear a strong commitment from him to the alliance. “The NATO allies, particularly those in Europe, want to hear from» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Dairy, lumber, NAFTA, and now aluminium.

‘Canada not the problem’ United Steel Workers (USW) U.S. President Donald Trump in his campaign to ensure jobs in America, has ordered an investigation into the impact of aluminium imports on America’s national security, a move that could lead to the» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics, Society

Lumber wars: Duties and penalties as tactics

The cards are stacked- H Nelson Late Monday, the United States announced it would impose immediate countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports of up to 24 percent.  It also said the duties were retroactive to imports of 90 days» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Canadians too will march for science

Rallies in Canada will be among 500 events happening around the world on April 22 in support of science. The marches were triggered by the new U.S. administration’s denial of climate change and the removal of information on the subject from the» 

Economy, International, Society

Executives wary about Trump

A survey of Canadian executives suggests they are ambivalent about U.S. President Donald Trump even as they see much that is positive for their businesses. The poll of 156 CEOs was conducted by telephone on behalf of KPMG and published» 

Politics

Canadian media must wake up to populist anger, warns journalist

Michael Valpy says Canadian media are making the same mistake as did those in the U.S. and Britain, and they are not reporting on people who are deeply angry about widening class divisions. The result was that people were surprised» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

‘Toxic’ fear-mongering threatens human rights worldwide: report

Amnesty International says “politicians wielding a toxic, dehumanizing “us vs them” rhetoric are creating a more divided and dangerous world which it compares to that of the 1930s. Division, fear, scapegoating is ‘very worrying’ “Our report this year is speaking» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Border tax would hurt Canada and U.S., says think-tank

There was not much economic reassurance after yesterday’s meeting between Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump. Today the C-D Howe Institute predicted that a proposed U.S. border adjustment tax (BAT) would reduce Canada’s real GDP by»