BLOG | Fun’s Over: Getting ready for Inauguration and a new U.S. administration

Less than two weeks until the U.S. election means less than three months until a new president is sworn in and a new administration is born. With Hillary Clinton well ahead in the polls, it is time to move past the schadenfreude of Trump sound bites and begin to prepare for what comes next. So,

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Currents: Western Canada’s relationship with global trade blocs

A SNAPSHOT OF OUR SERIES ON WESTERN CANADA TRADE In the past month, we’ve been looking at western Canada’s relationship with some of the major global trade blocs. The volume of the West’s trade with each bloc varies significantly. It comes as no surprise that NAFTA is western Canada’s most important trading relationship – mainly

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Currents: Western trade with South America’s Common Market

FOURTH IN A SERIES ON WESTERN CANADIAN TRADE Last in our series on western Canada’s relationship with major trade blocs, we explore trade with Mercosur – the Common Market of the South. Canada has been engaged in exploratory trade discussions with this region since 2011. The South American trade bloc, created in 1991, is comprised

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