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It’s alarmingly clear now that the EU trade deal is toxic for Canada

The EU sees trade as a mechanism through which its political goals can be met. That’s why it still insists that its trading partners agree to everything from welfare policies to open borders — it even demands this of the U.K. 829 more words

Investors get set to keep an eye on the first U.S. presidential debate

The amount that Canadians talk about the U.S. election, you’d think we were voting in it. We seem to forget that choosing the next president of the United States is up to, well, the Americans. 831 more words


The Future of Trade, Inequality and Globalization

Anabel Gonzalez, senior director for the World Bank Group’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, offers her views on mega-regional trade agreements, the role of trade in reducing inequality and the importance of international cooperation and domestic policies in making globalization work for all. 1,471 more words

Global Economy

Business community says free trade with China can't wait until political difference resolved

MONTREAL — As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Li Keqiang wrap up the first official visit of a Chinese leader to Canada since 2010, members of the business community say that although China might not be perfect in terms of environmental regulations and human rights, now is the time to forge closer ties with what will arguably be the world’s most influential economy in coming decades. 682 more words


Lawrence Solomon: It's alarmingly clear now that the EU trade deal is toxic for Canada

The European Union doesn’t just want Canadian products and services in negotiating a Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) with us. It also wants our sovereignty and our soul. 777 more words

FP Comment

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program: An Overview

In the class, we briefly introduced the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, which has played a critical role in the past decades both financially helping trade-displaced workers and tactically facilitating trade liberalization agendas in U.S. 828 more words

International Trade