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Photos
Jul 10, 2018
Donald Trump speaks to crowd. Photo: Shealah Craighead/The White House/Flickr

America first, America's trade fiasco

Duncan Cameron
By defending the U.S. domestic market against foreign exports -- including those from American-owned companies operating abroad -- Donald Trump has resurrected the Fortress America idea.
Blog
Jun 29, 2018
RCAF Chinook helicopter on Parliament Hill. Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr

Trump threatens Canada, 'defence' community stays quiet

Yves Engler
A volatile leader in charge of a military behemoth prone to aggression has repeatedly attacked Canada and its prime minister in recent weeks. But the "defence" community has barely made a peep.
Columnists
Jul 11, 2011

New CAW film about the economics of CETA

The CAW has just released a 20-minute video featuring none other than yours truly giving a short lecture about the economics of the proposed Canada-EU free trade agreement (a.k.a. CETA).
Columnists
Sep 23, 2010

Canada and the new protectionism

So long as the world trade system imposes no requirements for balance or mutual benefit, protectionism (official or unofficial) will always make sense for individual countries.
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