Trade talks with China – How Canada can weather the storm

Canada’s Ambassador to China tells CBC we are trying to persuade China to “behave in a more reasonable way” Canada faces a series of challenges with trade with China, as trade deals look to take shape. (AND $40 billion LNG project looks to start digging) Earlier in October, while the ink was still dry on Canada’s late night NAFTA deal (Now the USMCA), China’s Embassy in Ottawa blasted the controversial clause that requires the countries

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Opinion- Bruce McAllister: Protectionism is never a good thing — even when it’s happening in Alberta

U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest salvo of tweets and emerging protectionist policies are causing a stir among his trading partners and allies here in Canada. July 26, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) Tariffs make us wonder how Trump understands our deep friendship, one that is mutually beneficial to both countries, and is important for the stability of many global economies. President Harry Truman gave a good explanation for healthy Canadian-American relationships, when, in 1947, he spoke to Parliament, saying,

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Protesters illegally climb Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal to protest Trudeau decisions

Climbers face mischief charges once on the ground – Police say July 19, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – Surprise, surprise, protesters feel emboldened by lack-of-action taken against their protests in BC, have now moved their new target to Montreal’s Olympic Stadium. Our activists are climbing the highest inclined tower in the world at a critical moment to fight climate change to send a bold message to the Canadian PM @JustinTrudeau and banks #stopTMX #stoppipelines pic.twitter.com/F8ZnNfcOZM — Greenpeace Canada

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Government and Private Action this week show Greenhouse Gas emissions come from more than your car!

Despite fear tactics and in-your-face protests, Canadians are concerned with environment issues, and willing to make change — Is your Federal Government Calgary, July 12, 2018 – A series of funding initiatives, and private company action this week show climate change leadership isn’t an All-Or-Nothing approach .. but read to the end for a fun surprise! Here’s This Weeks Rundown – Federal, provincial and territorial Agriculture Ministers are set to meet next week,  to discuss and develop a Pan-Canadian framework

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Canada Gov’t invests in upgrades on Highways 6 and 39 in Saskatchewan

Upgrades help lower the time it takes to get out of province… WEYBURN, SK, July 5, 2018  – I’m kidding of course.., well, sort of… it really DOES help get Saskatchewan Goods down to the US quicker.. Just in time for Tariffs! Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced a major investment of $53.3 million to help Canadian businesses compete globally

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