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Loonie hits 14-month low as softwood lumber duties expected to impact jobs

MONTREAL – The Canadian dollar sank on the weight of preliminary U.S. duties on softwood lumber imports that is expected to lead to large job losses that could begin to take hold as early as this fall. 522 kata lagi

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Trudeau either target or example as his play-nice Trump strategy yields a trade war over lumber

Justin Trudeau has always played nice with Donald Trump. The refugee-hugging liberal bit his tongue, flooded Washington with envoys, feted Ivanka Trump on Broadway and relentlessly talked up Canada-U.S. 1.241 kata lagi

Economy

How did Canada suddenly become Public Enemy No 1 in Donald Trump’s trade war?

WASHINGTON — Fresh off slapping a duty on Canadian lumber, President Donald Trump is now making threats about dairy as the northern neighbour has suddenly, unexpectedly, become his No. 374 kata lagi

Economy

Canada vows to fight ‘unfair and punitive duty’ as Trump slaps tariff on softwood lumber

The U.S. Commerce Department has imposed import duties ranging from 3 per cent to 24 per cent on shipments from Canadian softwood lumber producers.

While the U.S. 557 kata lagi

Economy

Play Nice

President Donald Trump again leveled criticism about NAFTA in an interview with the Associated Press, promising to either renegotiate the trade deal or terminate it. 276 kata lagi

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Free Trade

“Let’s not pretend we’re in a global free market when it comes to agriculture,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finally told a persistent John Micklethwait, Bloomberg’s editor-in-chief, in an interview Thursday. 199 kata lagi

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Varcoe: As Notley travels through China, superpower loses interest in oilsands

As Premier Rachel Notley travelled in China last week to court trade with the growing economic powerhouse, another signal was being delivered back at home. 897 kata lagi

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