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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B.C. First Nations groups eye equity stake in Trans Mountain oil pipeline

July 22 is a deadline Trudeau has for a smooth sale of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline. That deadline on Sunday is likely set to pass, meaning Canada will officially become pipeline owners. That doesn’t mean there isn’t a potential buyer however — First Nations groups in B.C. are joining together to become a potential suitor.   First Nation groups eye purchase of Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline That may come as a surprise to many like

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Greyhound To Downsize Its Canadian Passenger Business to just ONTARIO AND QUEBEC – Trudeau, McKenna and David Suzuki want me to now WALK to Vancouver

Decision based on factors including “… regulatory constraints, and INCREASED CAR TRAVEL” Calgary, July 9, 2018  –  The liberal UTOPIA of all of us riding buses, walking to work, or riding our bikes to Nunavit may be slipping away. But first… Some quick facts… Ontario and Quebec will see the LEAST amount of Change… while Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba are … umm… SENT TO A FARM UP-STATE Effective October 31, 2018 the route information is as follows: British Columbia –

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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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Rachel Notley skips Western Canada Premier Summit – Pipeline her “only” priority

Rachel Notley defended her decision today to skip Western Premiers’ summit, a conference held in the Northwest Territories –  to stay in Alberta and work on getting the Trans Mountain pipeline built. Notley was scheduled this week to meet with B.C.’s John Horgan, a key opposition to Kinder Morgan, along with the premiers of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon on Wednesday. The Deputy Premier will go instead. With 10 days remaining before Kinder

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