Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

May 19, 2017

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer sent a letter to congressional leaders Thursday, starting 90 days of ...

/ May 8, 2017

Canada's Trudeau hails Macron victory, vows increased cooperation

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday congratulated Emmanuel Macron on winning France’s presidential election. “I look forward to working closely with President-elect Macron in the years ahead as we work together on a progressive agenda to promote international security, increase collaboration in science ...

May 3, 2017

Canada now has more seniors than children

For the first time in Canada’s history, there are more seniors than children. The government’s Statistics Canada agency said Wednesday new census figures show there are now 5.9 million Canadians aged 65 and older. They outnumber the 5.8 million children 14 and under. The ...

Trump threatens Canada over dairy trade, slaps tariff on lumber

Apr 26, 2017

Trump threatens Canada over dairy trade, slaps tariff on lumber

Trade tensions spiked between Washington and Ottawa Tuesday as President Donald Trump accused Canada of being “very rough” on its southern neighbor and threatened to retaliate against new restrictions on U.S. dairy products. Trump also touted his administration’s surprise decision late Monday to rekindle ...