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Manufacturing association says Tories have supported sector

LONDON, ONT. — The head of Canada’s largest manufacturing association has given the Conservative government a passing grade on its support for the beleaguered industry. 331 more words


Tariff or Not

Tariff is a tax levied on imports only. Tariff will make imports more expensive in the market. For example, if the original price of a “Made in China” T-shirt is $5, with a 20% tariff, it becomes $5*(1+20%)=$6 when sold in the U.S. 158 more words

International Trade

U.S. steel industry taking Canadian jobs, sector profits, Quebec group says

The $5-billion federal project to replace the Champlain Bridge should favour local suppliers as much as possible, says a group representing Quebec’s structural steel industry. 688 more words


Ottawa threatens to use rare law in Buy American dispute with the U.S. over B.C. ferry terminal

OTTAWA — The federal government is threatening to throw a wrench into Alaska’s plans to build on Canadian turf exclusively with American steel and iron. 629 more words


Boosting Food Security Through Trade

We welcome 2015 confronting an all-too-familiar reality: there are still people in the world without access to sufficient and nutritional food.

Food security is among the most pressing development issues of our time. 997 more words


Request for assistance provisions of Combatting Counterfeit Products Act now in force

With all of one day’s notice given on New Year’s Eve, the federal government proclaimed the Request for Assistance provisions of the Combatting Counterfeit Products Act to be in force as of January 1, 2015. 325 more words

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