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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, left, greets crew members of a C-17 that delivered a plane load of baby formula at the Indianapolis International Airport in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 22, 2022. The White House says it is treating the shortage of infant formula as a top priority — a crisis experts say is one more symptom of North America’s new era of “managed trade.” (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Infant formula crisis another symptom of North American ‘managed trade,’ experts say

Concern mounts in Canada that its supply could be side-swiped by rush to action in the US

 

A GM worker uses human assistance automation to weld vehicle doors at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., on Friday, March 19, 2021. Statistics Canada says the country's merchandise trade surplus with the world fell to $2.5 billion in March as both imports and exports climbed to record highs. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada posts $2.5B trade surplus for March as imports and exports hit record highs

Canada posts $2.5B trade surplus for March as imports and exports hit record highs

 

Statistics Canada says country posted merchandise trade surplus for January

Statistics Canada says country posted merchandise trade surplus for January

 

Chicken is pictured at a market on Granville Island is Vancouver, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Canada's food safety watchdog says the discovery of avian influenza in a commercial poultry flock in Nova Scotia has resulted in international trade restrictions on some Canadian poultry products.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Canada faces some trade restrictions on poultry due to bird flu found in Nova Scotia

Canada faces some trade restrictions on poultry due to bird flu found in Nova Scotia

Chicken is pictured at a market on Granville Island is Vancouver, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Canada's food safety watchdog says the discovery of avian influenza in a commercial poultry flock in Nova Scotia has resulted in international trade restrictions on some Canadian poultry products.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Statistics Canada says the merchandise trade surplus in October grew to $2.1B

Statistics Canada says the merchandise trade surplus in October grew to $2.1B

Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
International Trade Minister Mary Ng rises during question period in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. Ng met virtually Tuesday with U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to talk about a number of festering trade irritants, including Canada’s “significant concern” with a proposed tax credit for electric vehicles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
International Trade Minister Mary Ng rises during question period in Ottawa, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. Ng met virtually Tuesday with U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to talk about a number of festering trade irritants, including Canada’s “significant concern” with a proposed tax credit for electric vehicles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development Mary Ng arrives for a cabinet meeting in Ottawa, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. Canada's trade minister says she's disappointed at some of the protectionist measures the new Biden administration in Washington is displaying but she's not discouraged from partnering with her country's largest trading partner to strengthen global financial institutions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Trade Minister Ng disappointed, not daunted by US protectionism

Trade Minister Ng disappointed, not daunted by US protectionism

Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development Mary Ng arrives for a cabinet meeting in Ottawa, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. Canada's trade minister says she's disappointed at some of the protectionist measures the new Biden administration in Washington is displaying but she's not discouraged from partnering with her country's largest trading partner to strengthen global financial institutions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The container ship CMA CGM Marco Polo unloads cargo at the PSA Halifax container berth in Halifax on May 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

As trade bottlenecks weigh on economy, Liberals urged to help reshape supply chains

As trade bottlenecks weigh on economy, Liberals urged to help reshape supply chains

The container ship CMA CGM Marco Polo unloads cargo at the PSA Halifax container berth in Halifax on May 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
The container ship CMA CGM Brazil heads from the PSA Halifax South End Container Terminal in Halifax on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Statistics Canada says country posted $778M trade surplus in July

Statistics Canada says country posted $778M trade surplus in July

The container ship CMA CGM Brazil heads from the PSA Halifax South End Container Terminal in Halifax on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Transport trucks approach the Canada/USA border crossing in Windsor, Ont. on Saturday, March 21, 2020. North American trade is facing a “critical moment” in the ongoing aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, say Canadian business leaders as they embark on a concerted campaign to fortify ties with the United States. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rob Gurdebeke

Canada-U.S. trade faces ‘critical moment’ that demands urgent action, businesses warn

Will fall to Canada to ensure its best interests are represented

Transport trucks approach the Canada/USA border crossing in Windsor, Ont. on Saturday, March 21, 2020. North American trade is facing a “critical moment” in the ongoing aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, say Canadian business leaders as they embark on a concerted campaign to fortify ties with the United States. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rob Gurdebeke
Rolls of coiled coated steel are shown at Stelco in Hamilton, Ont. on June 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

Canada posts trade surplus for second consecutive month in February

Total imports dropped 2.4 per cent in February to $48.8 billion

Rolls of coiled coated steel are shown at Stelco in Hamilton, Ont. on June 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
Statistics Canada’s offices in Ottawa are shown on Friday, March 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Canada posts $1.4B trade surplus for January, first surplus since May 2019

Total imports increased in January to $49.8 billion

Statistics Canada’s offices in Ottawa are shown on Friday, March 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump arrive to take part in a plenary session at the NATO Summit in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Dawn of Biden era offers new opportunities, old challenges for Canada-U.S. relations

More diplomatic and dignified approach to foreign relations expected

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump arrive to take part in a plenary session at the NATO Summit in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
After dairy and metals, U.S. trade hawks setting sights on foreign berries, produce

After dairy and metals, U.S. trade hawks setting sights on foreign berries, produce

After dairy and metals, U.S. trade hawks setting sights on foreign berries, produce

After dairy and metals, U.S. trade hawks setting sights on foreign berries, produce
Imports fell 3.9 per cent in May to $35.3 billion, despite the partial reopening of the economy, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Trade deficit narrowed in May as exports rose and imports fell again

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit narrowed in…

Imports fell 3.9 per cent in May to $35.3 billion, despite the partial reopening of the economy, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Export Development Canada says trade confidence index fell to 56.0 compared with 69.3 at the end of 2019, in a June 25, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Trade confidence plunges due to pandemic, EDC index hits all-time low

OTTAWA — Export Development Canada says trade confidence among Canadian exporters hit…

Export Development Canada says trade confidence index fell to 56.0 compared with 69.3 at the end of 2019, in a June 25, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Former MP named as Alberta’s new trade representative in Washington, D.C.

Former MP named as Alberta’s new trade representative in Washington, D.C.

Canadian exports rose 1.9 per cent in December to $49.3 billion, in a Feb. 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Merchandise trade deficit shrank in December as crude oil exports rose

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit shrank to…

Canadian exports rose 1.9 per cent in December to $49.3 billion, in a Feb. 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
US business groups encouraged by prospect of US-China deal

US business groups encouraged by prospect of US-China deal

WASHINGTON — U.S. business groups said Friday they are encouraged by China’s…

US business groups encouraged by prospect of US-China deal
Carr, Lighthizer take a pass on G20 trade ministers meeting in Argentina

Carr, Lighthizer take a pass on G20 trade ministers meeting in Argentina

OTTAWA — Canada’s new international trade minister is taking a pass on…

Carr, Lighthizer take a pass on G20 trade ministers meeting in Argentina