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 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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Market Monday – US Crude Prices rise to 2014 levels

Global Instability is causing Crude price levels to rise and rise. US and IRAN deals being a big one, but Canada is not immune. Crude prices hit above $70 US per barrel for the first time in a long time. November 2014, actually. Obviously there are many factors in the price, but a big one is the expectation that US President Donald Trump will abandon the 2015 Iran Nuclear deal. This deal actually allowed Iran

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Trump continues to bully Canada… while Canadians continue to bully EACHOTHER!

Trump upset TransCanada never showed any gratitude for Keystone XL — Seriously! “The boss of whatever the hell company it is … never actually called me to say thank you,” Speaking to an audience in Ohio… about jobs… and infrastructure… and democrats.. and his spending bill… and… TransCanada!? The president claimed that he never heard any gratitude from TransCanada Corp., the company behind the controversial project, after he signed an executive order approving it. “The

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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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