Canada and US strike late-night NAFTA deal

Canada agreed late Sunday to sign on to the trade deal between the United States and Mexico, changing the three-country North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after more than a year of tough negotiations. The name of the new deal: The “United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement” … Or Uz-Ma-Ca , as no one will likely call it except me…. “It will strengthen the middle class, and create good, well-paying jobs and new opportunities for the nearly half

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Canada fights back with NAFTA review of U.S. tariffs on Canadian solar panel products

Ottawa will challenge U.S. safeguard tariffs on Canadian solar products July 29, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – I’ve been harping on this for months! So I’m glad to see some action – Steel and aluminum were stealing Tariff headlines, but Solar tariffs needed addressing Ottawa is requesting a NAFTA review of U.S. tariffs targeting Canada’s solar power industry under the so-called Chapter 20 dispute settlement provisions of the free trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico,

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Canada vs. USA Tariffs – More than national pride is at stake

How Tariffs and trade decisions will hurt Canadian households CALGARY, June 28, 2018  –  Back in May, U.S. President Donald Trump announced tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum along with a series of global tariffs… They took effect on June 1, the Canadian federal government retaliated with tariffs of its own… on goods imported from the U.S., set to take effect July 1 – Happy Canada Day! Canada’s tariff impact list (can be found here) includes not only

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Hot Topic Thursday – Globe Series LIVE UPDATES

Bucket List Moment! – Interviewing Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Live at the Globe Series AM Speaker — Minister Jim Carr “We continue to reinforce our commitment to the pipeline, and give reasons to Canadians why.” Jim Carr – Canadian Minister of Natural Resources said while speaking at the Globe Series in Vancouver when asked to comment on Rachel Notley saying the Federal Government has to step up it’s support.  (Whatever that means is anyones guess.)

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Market Monday – Time to support your Canadian-made energy, folks

Canada’s Home-made energy and technology NEEDS support Canada as we know is rich in natural resources, it’s time for Canadians to stop being ASHAMED, and start embracing Canada-make energy and energy tech! Whoa! Hang on, folks! I said “Energy”, not just Oil. Canada has lot’s of resources we need to support! I was on the highway between Moose Jaw and Medicine Hat, and passed near the Centennial Wind Farm on the Saskatchewan side, near Swift

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