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GNCC Optimistic for Future of North American Trade

December 11, 2019

The GNCC was pleased to receive the announcement that U.S. House Democrats had approved the CUSMA trade agreement. We have strongly advocated for free trade and hope that this agreement will clear the way for uninterrupted and unhindered trade between the United States, Mexico, and Canada. We urge legislatures to ratify this agreement quickly and…

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GNCC welcomes USMCA deal

October 1, 2018

The GNCC is pleased to hear that a deal in principle has been reached for a renewed trade agreement between Canada, the United States, and Mexico. The uncertainty created by negotiations over NAFTA and the brewing tariff war have already had negative effects on the Canadian economy, which have been felt in Niagara, and this…

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Canucks in the Volunteer State

July 25, 2017

Special Edition: 5 Minutes for Business Guest Column by Perrin Beatty, President & CEO, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Want to understand the reality of trade in North America? Start at the FedEx Super Hub in Memphis, Tennessee at 1:00 a.m., watching the incredible flood of 3.3 million packages daily, ripping with machine-like efficiency over…

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2017 – The Year when Populism Meets Policy

January 24, 2017

If 2016 was the year of Populist Surprise (none of us predicted Brexit or the victory of Mr. Trump), then 2017 will be the year of Populist Policy. More precisely, this will be the year we find out whether this global wave of populism will translate into concrete policies. A new U.S. president has taken…

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President Clinton, Canada, and you

August 15, 2016

Last week, we looked at the (unlikely) possibility of Donald Trump winning the presidential race, and what that would mean for Canadian business. If you haven’t read that article, I recommend you do so first – we’re going to reference a lot of policies and statements from that one here. It’s far more likely that…

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What would a Trump presidency mean to Canada?

August 5, 2016

With the conventions wrapped up, it’s now official – Donald Trump is the Republican Party candidate for President of the United States. The odds that he’ll win the election are very slim (at best), but why, and what would a Trump victory mean for Canada? After a brief and predictable post-convention surge, Trump’s polling numbers…

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