Tags » Trade-policy

Globalism Establishment Starts to Sweat as their Regime Begins to Crumble

These three articles appeared in the news a couple of days ago almost simultaneously in the wake of the Republican convention.

In this first article… 450 more words

Politics

Opinion: Preferential treatment for local companies bad trade policy

With the conclusion of last week’s premiers’ conference and an agreement-in-principle on a new interprovincial agreement on internal trade, the focus shifts to the details of what will be agreed upon for operation. 680 more words

Columnists

Kevin Libin: Hooray for the provincial ‘free-trade deal’ that isn’t ‘free,’ isn’t a ‘deal,’ and is still a big secret

How could anyone not be excited about the new free-trade deal among the provinces? Well, perhaps it’s not accurate to call it a “free-trade” deal — even though the provinces insist on calling it that — since the premiers and territorial leaders who announced it Friday intend to carve out protections for their favourite rent-seekers and pet industries. 850 more words

FP Comment

Watson: Neo-liberal guilt is the new liberal guilt

For decades now we’ve been familiar with the concept of liberal guilt. Successful people of generous temperament feel guilty about their place in the world. They have succeeded, they think, because other people have failed. 642 more words

Columnists

Milke: Alberta’s pricier beer an example of economic incompetence

If Albertans wish to understand how an accidental government is intentionally making a poor provincial economy worse, the clearest example is the province’s attack on trade in a favourite summertime beverage: beer. 600 more words

Columnists

Opinion: Millions of people yearning for a "Brexit" from destructive trade deals

U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Canada, against the backdrop of Brexit and the U.S. presidential campaign, had many opinion leaders trying to dismiss concerns about free trade. 612 more words

Columnists

Post-Brexit Trade

The French president, Francois Hollande, has reiterated what I expect to be a standard line among EU leaders: no common market without free movement, which stands in stark contrast with the Leave campaign’s pipe dream of full common-market access and no movement. 696 more words

Current Events