Tag Archives: trade

New year, old issues: Enbridge, state of Michigan renew Line 5 hostilities in court

WASHINGTON — Enbridge Inc. and the state of Michigan are renewing their legal hostilities over the future of the controversial Line 5 pipeline — and their latest court battle looks an awful lot like the last one.  Attorney General Dana Nessel

Canada joins with Mexico to dispute how U.S. interprets USMCA auto rules of origin

WASHINGTON — Still licking its wounds from a dispute over dairy imports, Canada teamed up with Mexico on Thursday to challenge how the United States is interpreting North American trade rules that govern duty-free cars and trucks.  Trade Minister Mary ...

As supply chain issues persist, Champagne set to meet with industry

OTTAWA — Canada’s industry minister is set to meet with companies desperate for solutions to ease the flow of goods over the border and across the country. François-Philippe Champagne agreed to the request that a consortium of manufacturers and exporte...

Canada seeks deeper trade links with Taiwan, as part of new China strategy

OTTAWA — Canada's decision to pursue a foreign investment protection agreement with Taiwan, amid its ongoing tension with mainland China, was greeted Monday with widespread approval in trade and diplomatic circles. International Trade Minister Mary Ng ...

Arizona’s auto aspirations make for unlikely ally in Canada’s EV tax-credit fight

WASHINGTON — From its arid desert climate to its mercurial, centre-right politics, the southern border state of Arizona hardly seems to have much in common with Canada beyond winter-wary snowbirds.  But President Joe Biden's controversial plan to use p...

Both sides claim victory after ruling sides with U.S. over Canadian dairy quotas

WASHINGTON — Dairy industry advocates and trade officials in the United States celebrated a rare win over Canada on Tuesday after a panel of arbitrators agreed that America's northern neighbour is denying U.S. producers their fair share of access to

High pathogenic Avian Influenza on N.L. exhibition farm, area under quarantine: CFIA

Canada's food safety watchdog says it has confirmed cases of high pathogenic Avian Influenza at an exhibition farm in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says in a release Wednesday that the farm on the Avalon Peninsula does ...

Liberals kick-start trade pact challenge to U.S. duties slapped on softwood lumber

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have put the White House on notice that Canada will officially challenge the legality of an American decision to hike duties on softwood lumber heading south of the border. The government is filing the grievance under

Midterms promise political headache for president, but possible reprieve for Canada

WASHINGTON — It's conventional political wisdom that's as old as the hills in the United States: the party that controls the White House seldom does well in the midterms.  But Glenn Youngkin's convincing Republican win in November's gubernatorial conte...

Federal government stays mum as Manchin says ‘No’ to Biden bill with EV tax credits

WASHINGTON — The Prime Minister's Office isn't saying anything about a key U.S. senator's decision to put President Joe Biden's controversial electric-vehicle incentives on ice.  West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, a key Democratic vote in the evenly divid...