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Tribunal rejects bridge company's $3.5-billion NAFTA claim against Canada

A $3.5-billion claim for damages by the Ambassador Bridge company against the Canadian government for alleged violations of the North American Free Trade Agreement has been rejected in Washington by a three-member tribunal. 502 more words

News

Small Business Exports Can Drive Big Growth

Katie Hughes is a Charlotte, NC dance instructor and creator of an innovative elastic band that turns virtually any shoe into an aerobic dance shoe. 1,020 more words

Trade

Indian Prime Minister Modi will face mixed reception in Ottawa Tuesday

By Jesse Winter

Ottawa Citizen

Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi will get a mixed reception in Ottawa Tuesday.

About 200 protesters were expected to demonstrate against India’s human rights record at noon on Parliament Hill, hours ahead of Modi’s late-day arrival in the capital. 467 more words

National

Jeanne Cummings: U.S. unions try to call the tune on trade

U.S. labour unions may be weaker, smaller and more embattled, but they remain crucial players in Democratic politics. When wealthy Republicans began pouring millions into super-PACs in 2010, unions worked to shield Democratic candidates from the onslaught, becoming their biggest source of super-PAC donations. 531 more words

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The German Textile and Apparel Industry supports T-TIP?

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International Trade

Marni Soupcoff: Breaking down the barriers to interprovincial alcohol shipping

Governments in Canada seem finally to be moving in the right direction when it comes to the protectionist legal barriers preventing the movement of alcohol between provinces. 773 more words

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Do We Need An Export-Import Bank?

Mortgage fraud at the Bank of America. Interest rate manipulation at Barclays Bank. Money laundering at HSBC.

We’ve seen quite a few global banking scandals sweep across the news during the past few years, haven’t we? 508 more words

Global Banking