Beyond Trump: Trudeau must try to set new directions for G6 at summit
By Les WhittingtonJun. 6, 2018
The PM and other pro-trade nations should try to protect the highly valuable rules-based multilateral trading system while at the same time addressing the worst of globalization.
U.S. President Donald Trump is set to visit Canada for the first time since becoming president this weekend to attend the G7 summit in Charlevoix, Que., hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right. German federal government photograph by Denzel
OTTAWA—Jeffrey Sachs, the internationally respected American economist, isn’t mincing words in the wake of United States President Donald Trump’s declaration of a trade war against U.S. allies and foes alike.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas
Whereas last year’s budget was largely pitched at women, this year, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s final budget is focused on skills training to help older workers and youth adapt to a rapidly changing workforce.