Trade
Regulation

Small Businesses in Canada Are Not Ready to Use CETA to Their Advantage

Experts feel that smaller Canadian companies are not yet ready to take advantage of CETA and lack the global ambition that could help them.

Trade
Real Estate

Tips from Done Right Demos on Commercial Demolition

The cost of demolition for your home, garage, concrete, commercial building, or other building can be nearly impossible to estimate without the help of an expert. A Done Right Demos demolition expert can help from project planning, site preparation and demolition work through waste removal, environmental safeguards and site restoration, they offer all the services you need, start to finish. Their expertise can help you make smart decisions, keeping demolition costs down.

Trade

Should Trade Barriers Between Canada and Japan Be Removed?

Japan and Canada, despite having a long history of trade together remain distinct in many ways, however there is a growing anticipation in the business community that the two countries will become closer economically in the future.

Trade
Editorial

Should Canada Adopt a Nationwide Intellectual Property Strategy?

The recent Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement has set off debates on the intellectual property (IP) chapter. Most critics allege that the agreement could harm Canadian companies. While the U.S. negotiators did not get all of their initial demands approved, critics say the agreement largely reflects the preferences of the U.S.

Trade

Scheduled Start Time on CETA Remains Unchanged, Say Officials

Government officials have confirmed that the official scheduled start time for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union has not changed. This comes in the wake of recent developments which suggested the CETA could be delayed.

Trade
Real Estate

Brexit Could Hurt the Canadian Economy, Find out How.

After Britons voted to quit the European Union, stock markets around the word saw declines, as did various currencies including the British pound and Canadian dollar. Many Canadians panicked as they remembered the economic crisis in 2008.

Trade

CETA Will Be Ratified Before UK Exits EU, Minister Confirms

The European Union is determined to sign a free trade agreement with Canada, especially in the aftermath of last week’s Brexit vote, International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland said.

Manufacturing
Trade

Canada's Arms Exports Could Be Much Higher Than Available Data

Canada has a history of exporting military equipment across the world, yet monitoring the size and extent of the arms business is not as easy as it looks.

Trade

Canada Lifts Economic Sanctions Against Iran

Economic sanctions are various forms of trade barriers and restrictions on financial transactions. Canada recently lifted the sanctions it had against Iran, thus opening up a new trade arena for the country. Canadian businesses will benefit from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lifting sanctions but it is not without risks for the liberal government according to experts.

Trade
Legal

Canada Sued for $568 Million in NAFTA Claim

U.S based Windstream Energy LLC has sued the Government of Canada in a massive NAFTA claim. The company alleges that its planned offshore wind energy project in Lake Ontario was called off unfairly.

Trade

Iran could be new market for Canadian businesses

Canadian businesses should look for opportunities to do business in Iran to broaden their horizons. Iran, which has a population of around 75 million, could be lucrative destination for Canadian businesses to plan expansions into.

Trade
Regulation

Jim Balsillie fears TPP could cost Canada billions

Andy Blatchford reports that Jim Balsillie, former co-CEO of BlackBerry, believes Canada’s involvement in the 12 country Trans-Pacific Partnership could be the worst public policy decision in Canada’s history – potentially costing the country hundreds of billions of dollars.