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Kenny: Consumers suffer under Canada's dairy system

The federal government continues to force Canadian families to squander in excess of $275 per family per year to protect the lucrative Canadian dairy and poultry industries.  653 more words


Manufactured Exports Lag Obama's Goal by Record Margin in June


Last week the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that the U.S. trade deficit fell by $3.1 billion to $44.1 billion.  It was the second monthly decline in a row, but there’s little evidence of a long-term improving trend.   396 more words


How Canada's globe-trotting trade minister went from off-the-radar to front-and-centre

OTTAWA – In the past three years, Ed Fast has travelled more than 800,000 kilometres and clocked dozens of months in the air.

On the ground, Canada’s trade minister has led business leaders on fact-finding tours in 47 countries, many of them return visits. 1,173 more words


“Third-Country Fabric” Provision and AGOA

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) sets unique rules for textile and apparel (T&A): First, to enjoy duty-free and quota-free treatment in the US market, eligible T&A products made in qualifying AGOA countries have to be one of the following categories: 502 more words

International Trade

Canada, Europe agree on text of free-trade deal

Prime Minister Stephen Harper can breathe a bit easier today as he makes plans to tout a historic Canada-Europe free-trade deal when he seeks re-election next year. 967 more words


Almost 150 years after Confederation, it's time for free trade within Canada

Canadian businesses shouldn’t be at a disadvantage when competing with foreign firms for business in Canada

Later this month, Canada’s premiers will meet in Charlottetown where their predecessors gathered 150 years earlier to lay the groundwork for confederation. 686 more words