Chinese companies have recently made takeover offers for a U.S.-based technology products distributor and General Electric's appliance division.
Canadian Perspectives on the U.S.
Senator Sanders is an avowed protectionist, opposed to all future international trade deals and would renegotiate or scrap NAFTA and the Canada-U.S. FTA.
Over the last 50 years, federal spending has increased about twice as fast for First Nations people compared to the average Canadian.
Market opportunities will improve for Canadian exports, and improved foreign access to Canada’s dairy and poultry sectors will lower costs of these products for Canadian consumers.
Canadians (and other non-Americans) benefit from research and development aimed primarily at the U.S. market.
Western Canada heavy crude oil is largely captive to demand by U.S. refineries that are configured to process heavy crude oil.
Canadians pay about twice the amount of tax on gasoline compared to Americans.
The main reason for the relatively slow increase in exports, notwithstanding the weak Canadian dollar, is the ongoing slow recovery of the U.S. economy.
The two front-runners for each major U.S. political party are far from being advocates for liberalizing international trade and investment regimes.
Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the exoneration of Lynden Dorval, an Edmonton physics teacher who was fired for giving zeroes on student assignments that were not completed.
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