Monday, May 1, 2017

The Trump effect tracker: May 2017

With the change of the guard at the White House, the path ahead for Canada could see some significant shifts as the administration of President Donald J. Trump puts its imprint on the global political scene.

Below, we'll follow those political and economic moves that have an impact on Canada.

The May Archive

May 31

Feds to back softwood industry with $860-million aid package
From Paris to pariah: Trump to exit climate deal
What oil shock? Suddenly, Canada leads G7 in economic growth
Defence Minister scolds Boeing for trade complaint against Bombardier
Ottawa to announce nearly $1B in aid for softwood lumber industry
Airbus took a chance that paid off with its high bid for search and rescue planes
Harjit Sajjan blasts Boeing over trade spat with Bombardier in defence industry speech
As U.S. weighs withdrawal, Canada still committed to Paris Accord, McKenna says
Canada is 'blameless' for trade surplus, Trump trade official says, contradicting Trump
More troops won't solve Afghan mess
Trumped on climate change
Trudeau's open border policy has a price
Defence Minister says Boeing's complaint about Bombardier means it's no longer a 'trusted partner'
Paris climate agreement is 'better off' without the U.S., say experts
Donald Trump's Paris pull-out would put Justin Trudeau, Canadian businesses on alert, critics warn

May 30

Trudeau addresses Merkel-Trump rift, says Canada committed to Europe and US
Losing search plane bidder not aware of federal 'budget flexibility'
Canada, Italy embrace EU trade deal as response to U.S. isolationism
NAFTA talks will start in August. Here's what the plan looks like

May 29

NAFTA talks to start in August: Here's what the calendar looks like
Boeing says trade complaint against Bombardier designed to prevent larger CSeries
Planned border cellphone, social media password searches for visitors to U.S. causing concern

May 27 & 28

Why Trump's obsession with reciprocal trade is bad news for the world
Trump dominates difficult summit that leaves G7 divided on climate
G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but U.S. delays decision on climate agreement
Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump reaffirm Canada-US relationship at G7 summit

May 26

White House chaos has weakened Trump's NAFTA hand
Multibillion-dollar naval warship project hits another delay
Trudeau suggests defence review will invest more in troops than weaponry

May 25

Liberals for over another $30 million to keep Canada at F-35 table

May 24

U.S. Federal Reserve official urges preservation of trade ties with Mexico, Canada
'Urgent' Super Hornets are just another pawn in Trudeau's desire to prop up Bombardier

May 23

Canada dives deep into digital data to make case to U.S. on NAFTA: Freeland
Canada dives deep into data to make case to U.S. on NAFTA, says Freeland

May 22

Let's make the most from U.S. trade talks
Canada must negotiate NAFTA from a position of strength

May 20 & 21

May 19 

May 18

May 17

May 16

May 15

May 13 and 14

May 12

May 11

May 10 

May 9

May 8 

CETA, Brexit pave path to better Canada-Ireland trade relations: Irish PM Enda Kenny
Canada needs to 'stand-up to our responsibilities' on defence spending, says Liberal-appointed senator
White House spokesman: No, there's not going to be a trade war with Canada
New federal infrastructure bank to call Toronto home
White House advisors urged Trudeau to help talk Trump down from scrapping NAFTA
Unprecedented anti-trade forces make any outcome in B.C. election a no-win situation for Alberta
The infrastructure bank was a promising idea, if only the Liberals had stayed out of it
How Jared Kushner called a Trudeau aide and helped to save NAFTA

May 6 and 7

Trump team shrugs off softwood lumber threat from Trudeau Liberals
Clark stands by trade threats to U.S. on eve of B.C. election
Angry about U.S. duties on Canadian lumber? Blame B.C.
What's at risk for Canada in the America health-care war?
Next round of China-Canada trade talks coming this summer: John McCallum

May 5

Trudeau vows action against U.S. softwood lumber tariff
Canada weighing multiple trade actions against U.S. over softwood lumber dispute
Immigration issues remain a concern
Canada-U.S. trade: Deja vu
Trump fumes while Canada's dairy farmers enjoy renewed industry investment
Trudeau letter boosts BC Liberals as NDP tries to snatch Green votes

May 4

Case for Canada Infrastructure Bank 'not compelling,' researchers warn
Wynne readies Buy Canadian-style policy to turn tables on U.S.
Did Trump rescue Clark's campaign?
How one man's thirst for cheap beer could redefine trade in Canada
Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal of cross-border booze case
Conrad Black defends Donald Trump at parliamentary committee
How to fight a trade war
'We're not dealing with a monster': Conrad Black tells parliament committee that Trump isn't targeting Canada
Logger woes could topple B.C.'s softwood lumber industry
Christy Clark is targeting Donald Trump. What has he said about B.C.?

May 3

Christy Clark to target thermal coal exports regardless of U.S. softwood dispute outcome
Canada, Mexico identify states that could lose big if NAFTA unravels
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley denounces Clark's coal tax promise

May 2 

Christy Clark's proposed tax on thermal coal would hurt Alberta, U.S.
To pull away from the U.S. economy, Canada must look to its immigrants
Stephane Dion's 'super ambassador' role nixed amid EU concerns
How Donald Trump became a key figure in the B.C. provincial election campaign
Canada to see some 'modest' gains from trade deal with Europe: budget watchdog
Stephane Dion made ambassador to Germany, but only 'special envoy' to EU
The senator who had sex with a teen girl cost taxpayers at least $600K during investigation
If Canadians think 'free trade' with Trump is a pain, just wait til we deal with China
For better trade with Washington, Canada can't be cozying up to China
Canada has less leverage than Mexico in a possible NAFTA renegotiation, experts warn
Canadian MP Andrew Leslie uses hamburgers to illustrate importance of NAFTA
CETA to provide 'modest' gains for Canadian economy: PBO
B.C. would tax U.S. coal, Liberal leader promises

May 1  

EU joins U.S. in targeting Canadian milk-pricing practices
The U.S. keeps a list of trade beefs with Canada - and booze, property rights and Can-con are all on it

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