The U.S. Commerce Department ruled that Montreal-based Bombardier sold planes to Delta Airlines below the cost of production.
Tougher intellectual property protection in the U.S. may raise difficult negotiating issues for Canada.
Sluggish private-sector capital investment in the U.S. is bad news for Canada due to the close trade ties between the countries.
Changes may discourage Canadian firms from buying cheaper imports from non-U.S. sources.
The U.S. has collected billions of dollars from duties imposed on Canadian lumber.
Back in Canada’s pre-Confederation days, one selling point for uniting the then-disparate British provinces was to drop existing barriers to commerce. The hope was for a country with a free-flow of trade and services in which all could potentially prosper.
Given most Canadians will take time off this summer, let’s improve Canada by copying some of the places Canadians might visit. Let’s start with some possibilities for improving travel.
Recently, Green Party leader Elizabeth May orchestrated an open letter to United States Secretary of State John Kerry, urging the U.S. to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. In her note, Ms. May states that she sent Mr. Kerry "4 facts about Keystone XL." Unfortunately, two of Ms. May's facts aren't actually facts, and two of her facts are so lacking in context as to constitute merely factoids.