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India pushes renewed trade talks in aftermath of Canada-China tensions

November 29, 2021

Canada and India are quietly setting the stage to reboot formal free-trade talks as the Trudeau government seeks economic alternatives to China following the dispute over the Meng Wanzhou-two Michaels affair.

Liberals to proceed with digital services tax on tech giants

November 29, 2021

Going ahead with a unilateral tax could risk further worsening the trade relationship between Canada and the United States

The Liberal government intends to proceed with plans to implement a digital services tax targeting tech giants, potentially within the coming weeks.

November 2021 SME business outlook -Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)

November 26, 2021

Canada's small business confidence over the short and long-term improved slightly in November. Optimism still hasn't recouped the September sharp decline, but it's moving in the right direction.  CFIB’s Business Barometer® Short-term Index, which is based on 3-month forward expectations for business performance, increased 4.3 points to 49.8.

Canada disappointed with U.S. final softwood lumber duty rate, says trade minister

November 25, 2021

International Trade Minister Mary Ng and B.C.’s lumber producers say they are disappointed that the U.S. Department of Commerce has decided to increase duties on Canada’s softwood lumber producers.

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