We do live in a global economy

Our trade policies should not put barriers in the way of components and materials from other countries since our own businesses may need these imports so that they can be successful exporters.

It’s innovation: International Trade Minister Ed Fast. Columnist David Crane says our economic policies should help Canadian companies compete at the high end of global value chains, which means we need innovative companies. Photograph by Sam Garcia, Embassy

By David Crane

PUBLISHED : Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 8:37 PM

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