Countries that have phased out supply management systems in the dairy industry have seen an initial spike in production, then a steady decline. That's why Canada should protect its dairy farmers.
The USMCA, while imperfect, is overall a positive development for Canada. It has a number of structural elements that may very well leave us stronger when negotiating trade pacts in the future.
Canadian dairy farmers were already well-heeled and well-protected from world market forces, but their cash grab over something called diafiltered milk has put the entire Canadian economy at risk.
Canada and the United States are back at the table to try to save NAFTA negotiations. Two key issues need to be resolved.
An announcement that the United States and Mexico were close to a new trade deal came as a surprise to many. How did Canada become an afterthought during the NAFTA negotiations?
Maxime Bernier has announced he's forming a new conservative party to challenge Andrew Scheer's Conservatives. Don't count him out. Politics has shown us recently that the impossible can happen.
The Gérard Comeau case was never just about beer. It was essentially about enabling Canada's domestic economy across the country to thrive. Here's how the Supreme Court of Canada got it so wrong.
Canada's protectionist stance on dairy products has attracted the ire of Donald Trump. The U.S. president raises legitimate points about a system that costs Canadians at home and abroad.
Part of the purpose of trade deals is to prevent politicians from inserting politics into matters of commerce. Donald Trump is bucking that trend. What does it mean for Canada and NAFTA?
Ottawa seems utterly unprepared for a trade war with the United States. The recent federal budget upholding equity values is noble, but won't mean a thing if the government runs out of cash.
Donald Trump has described NAFTA as the worst trade deal ever signed by the United States. As NAFTA talks continue, here's what Canada and Mexico can do if the unthinkable happens.