Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister: Canada Can No Longer Rely on U.S. for Leadership

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister: Canada Can No Longer Rely on U.S. for Leadership

In preparation for Wednesday’s unveiling of a new blueprint for the Canadian military, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland warned Canadians that they should expect to devote more resources to defense, citing unpredictable behavior from the United States. Speaking to the House of Commons, she said: “The fact that our friend and ally has come to […]

NAFTA in the Crosshairs

NAFTA in the Crosshairs

President Trump looks set to fulfill campaign promises on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which he says has hurt workers and allows the United States to be taken advantage of. A letter Thursday to congressional leaders notified them that negotiations with Canada and Mexico are set to begin. NAFTA was implemented in […]

Nations Struggling to Remove Virus, Restore Systems

Nations Struggling to Remove Virus, Restore Systems

A ransom-ware attack using the malware virus known as “WannaCry” spread through the world on Friday causing headaches and disruptions to dozens of institutions. In Great Britain, treatments at the National Health Service had to be deferred. Train systems in Germany and Russia caused travel delays. Phone companies had to restore service in Madrid and […]

Ackman Bails on Valeant

Ackman Bails on Valeant

Bill Ackman has a reputation for being one of the smartest guys on Wall Street and for making a lot of money for his clients through his Pershing Square hedge fund. After graduating from Harvard Business School, Ackman entered the investment management business in 1992. Since that time his successful trades have included a short […]

As a NAFTA Renegotiation Gets Tossed Around, Canada Watches Cautiously

An advisor to President Trump travels north.

As a NAFTA Renegotiation Gets Tossed Around, Canada Watches Cautiously

Since it is not likely that you have been spending your life underneath a rock, you are probably aware of the central role that Mexico played in the most recent United States election. This was partly due to a backlash against immigrants, often undocumented, traveling to the U.S. through Mexico, which prompted the infamous promise […]