What We’ve Learned From Nafta – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com

As the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement approaches, U.S. representatives are negotiating a trans-Pacific trade arrangement that could have even greater impact. Can our experience with Nafta provide lessons on what we should emulate or avoid in the latest trade agreement? Has Nafta proved to be a success that the United States should try to replicate […]

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Canada’s Second-Quarter Growth Slows to 1.7% Pace – Bloomberg

Canada’s economic growth slowed in the second quarter as business investment and energy exports declined, cementing views that the central bank won’t raise interest rates for at least a year. Gross domestic product rose at a 1.7 percent annualized pace from April to June, Statistics Canada said today in Ottawa, while economists surveyed by Bloomberg forecast a 1.6 percent rate. […]

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Canadian minister reiterates importance of planned Keystone XL pipeline | Hydrocarbon Processing | July 2013

The proposed extension of TransCanada Keystone pipeline would create jobs in the United States and Canada and remains in both countries’ best interests, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said. Speaking to reporters in Quebec City, he said the Keystone XL project would boost North American energy security and said his views are well known in Washington. “We are fully convinced […]

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