U.S. and Canada Strike a Deal to Save NAFTA

In a joint statement, Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s minister of foreign affairs, and Robert Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, said the new deal “will give our workers, farmers, ranchers and businesses a high-standard trade agreement that will result in freer markets, fairer trade, and robust economic growth in our region.” It will also be called […]

New Zealand’s China dilemma: your money or your scruples

“China has a history of voicing displeasure through trade action. I don’t think there’s any doubt it’s doing that now,” says Charles Burton, an associate professor of political science at Canada’s Brock University and a former counsellor at the Canadian embassy in Beijing.

End of ties: After WHO announcement, a look at international agreements that US has quit under Trump’s presidency

“Because they have failed to make the requested and greatly needed reforms, we will be today terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization and will be redirecting those funds to other worldwide and deserving urgent public health needs,” Trump said during a news briefing announcing that the US will also end special status for […]