Podcast
Steel and aluminum tariffs
Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's March 29 to April 5 report: USW's Ken Neumann on Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs, unions helping refugees in Lebanon, and more.
Columnists
Donald Trump speaks to crowd. Photo: Shealah Craighead/The White House/Flickr
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.
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Former Canadian PM Stephen Harper with former U.S. president George W. Bush, in 2006 when Harper had a decent excuse to visit the White House
David J. Climenhaga | If Stephen Harper wants to serve his country in the conduct of foreign affairs, he needs to wait to wait until he is asked by the elected government of the day.
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RCAF Chinook helicopter on Parliament Hill. Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr
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.
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Illustration of White House in flames. Image: The White House/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | You could probably credit Canada with putting White House the fire out. The destruction of Washington was a dud because of heavy rain, and our American cousins always blame bad weather on Canada.
Columnists
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, in the Oval Office. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | While the outrage in Ottawa is being directed at Trump, the action taken by the U.S. is very much in line with the way U.S. authorities have acted historically when they want to exert their dominance.
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Stuart Trew | The Canadian government is disputing a World Trade Organization decision in December that declared local content requirements in Ontario's Green Energy Act illegal under WTO non-discrimination rules.
Blog
Stuart Trew | Canada has notified the World Trade Organization that it will be appealing a December ruling against the local content rules in Ontario's Green Energy Act.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | 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
Jim Stanford | 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.