Canada has a long history of building energy pipelines, but attitudes toward major energy pipeline projects have changed over time.
Some may argue that the world is a lot more complicated today, which is why we need more complicated trade deals, but this is simply false.
Never has there been a better time to rebrand Canada as the model for economic growth in this century.
We should all welcome the federal government's announcement last week signalling that it wants to continue a mutually beneficial relationship with Boeing.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a fundamentally flawed trade deal that puts much at risk in Canada, with little to offer Canada's economy in return.
A majority now back the 11-country trade deal.
Canada recently signed on to a plan pushed by Japan and New Zealand to resuscitate the TPP despite the U.S. withdrawal. Under jointly negotiated TPP rules, there can no deal unless both the U.S. and Japan agree to it. Well, the U.S. didn't agree. And yet, the TPP lives on after Canada and the other 10 remaining countries voted to discuss reviving the deal.
Looks like the deal could go ahead without the U.S.
For as much as a government wishes to enact progressive policies, trade agreements -- such as the Canada-EU Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- curtail their abilities to redistribute income and legislate for the common interest. These deals are vectors of inequality.
Canada would be one of the most-affected countries in a Trump-fueled crisis, credit rating agency says.