Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially apologized Wednesday for his country’s 1939 decision to reject a ship full of Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany. Jewish passengers on the MS St. Louis sought safe haven in Canada after being turned away by governments in Cuba and the United States. After being rejected by the Canadian government, the 907 German Jews onboard […]Read more
The US, Canada, and Mexico's new trade pact looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are the key differences between the 2.
The US and Canada on Sunday sealed the deal on the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the first major update of the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. The new trade deal bears a lot of similarities to NAFTA, but there are major differences as well. Some of the key differences: increased dairy-market access for the US, a new sunset clause, and tougher […]Read more
An under-the-radar move by Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau showed that Canada is ready to get tough with Trump on trade
Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and US President Donald Trump Leon Neal/Getty Images Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a reshuffle of his Cabinet on Wednesday. As part of the reshuffle, Trudeau said Jim Carr would become minister of International Trade Diversification. Trudeau also emphasized the need to move away from trade with the US. The move was a […]Read more
Canada’s oldest department store chain is dropping all Ivanka Trump products. Hudson’s Bay Company, founded in London in 1670, has already eliminated more than 150 items from its website, including clothing, shoes and jewelry. It will also phase all products out of its 90 stores across Canada in the fall. “As part of our regular course of business, we review our merchandise offerings and […]Read more