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Ontario says it will punish any state that adopts ‘Buy American’

Ontario says it will punish any state that adopts ‘Buy American’

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says the size of each punishment will be proportional to the size of the Buy American exclusion.Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick WASHINGTON — Ontario is about to introduce a bill allowing it to retaliate against any state that adopts Buy American provisions, then plans to start a national conversation with other provinces about

Canada’s dairy farmers say they’ve had enough and won’t give up any more ground in NAFTA renegotiations

Dairy farmers say they're concerned about NAFTA renegotiations given how much of the Canadian market has already been given away under the World Trade Organization, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement and TPP.Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg MONTREAL — Canada’s dairy industry says it shouldn’t bear any additional hardship in NAFTA renegotiations after having been forced to give

Addenda makes a case for people, profits and planet

Wind farms…EZEQUIEL BECERRA/AFP/Getty For most investors, returns are purely financial — how much better off they are at the end of one period compared with an earlier period. But for another group, returns are a mix, a combination of the straight financial return and the societal return, with the latter being the economic benefits generated

With Dias and Volpe doing all the talking on free trade, we’re losing sight of why Canada needs it

Jerry Dias, Unifor presidentTHE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz The NAFTA talks began six months ago in Washington. It was brutally hot and the only people who wanted to be outside were Chrystia Freeland’s handlers. They staged a late afternoon press conference with the minister on an east-facing, uncovered terrace at the Canadian Embassy, which sits on

Canada unveils ideas to save NAFTA as Trudeau urges U.S. executives to back free trade

Canada's chief NAFTA negotiator Steve Verheul, centre, breaks for lunch on the second day of talks during the sixth round of the North American Free Trade Agreement in Montreal, Wednesday , January 24, 2018.Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press MONTREAL — Canadian negotiators at the NAFTA talks on Wednesday unveiled ideas to address contentious American demands for

Carillion Canada granted creditor protection following insolvency of U.K. parent

Carillion Canada says its decision to seek CCAA protection was forced by the liquidation of its parent company, which gave rise to "unexpected liquidity challenges" for the Canadian operations.Cllifford Skarstedt/Peterborough Examiner Carillion Canada has been granted protection from creditors by the Ontario Superior Court under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. The Canadian branch of insolvent

Spreads narrow on NVCC bonds as addition to FTSE fixed-income index nears

The TMX…THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese The consultation process is over and now it’s time for implementation. That’s the state of play for Canada’s fixed-income managers given that FTSE Russell, the index provider against which their performance is measured, has determined which bonds will and won’t be included in the indexes. In this case, we are