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As Donald Trump hits 100 days, market euphoria is giving way to policy reality

Saturday marks Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, and so far, the stock market is giving him a pretty good grade.

The S&P 500 is up more than 10 per cent since election day on Nov. 950 more words


Rex Murphy: The elder Trudeau had it almost right. Now, Canada must be aware of the elephant's every tweet

It must have been fun in the higher councils of our government this week. The inimitable Donald Trump was out on the firing range with his famous Twitter cannon again, and this time the practice target was Canada. 829 more words

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Trudeau wants to work with Trump as threat to scrap NAFTA looms

In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat that he will pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) if the deal cannot be renegotiated, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it is important to have a “constructive working relationship” with the United States. 584 more words

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Charles Lane: Trump goes to war, not on Canada, but against U.S.-based consultants retained by Canadian special interests

President Donald Trump has set out to protect workers and businesses that make their living in the great American forest. But the immediate beneficiaries are probably going to be lawyers and lobbyists who inhabit the Washington swamp. 821 more words

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What Will Happen to the U.S. Textile and Apparel Industry if NAFTA Is Gone?

According to the New York Times, President Trump is likely to sign an executive action that would begin the process of withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). 652 more words

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Canada reports progress with U.S. on lumber, but 'not there yet' on a deal: Freeland

OTTAWA — Canada and the United States have made progress in recent days on a dispute over Canadian lumber exports “but we are not there yet,” Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday. 378 more words


Kevin Libin: Trump’s new tax plan will make Canada’s life even more difficult than lumber and dairy scraps

Sure President Donald Trump’s first 100 days have been rocky. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s next 100 days in office could be far worse. After Trump was elected, the Liberals understandably took a wait-and-see approach before worrying too much about what he would do on trade and on taxes, even as the warning signs around them flashed ever brighter. 971 more words

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