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Canada PM: a 'little more work' is needed on USMCA trade deal

December 3, 2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said a little more work needed to be done on a new continental trade deal which has run into opposition from some U.S. Democrats over labor and environmental provisions.

Business Barometer: Small business confidence suffers a major downturn in November

November 29, 2019

Small business confidence dropped 3.7 index points to 56.1, with the Prairies seeing the biggest declines, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)’s latest Business Barometer®.

CN Rail and union reach tentative deal, work set to resume

November 27, 2019

Teamsters Canada says it has reached a tentative deal with CN Rail to end a week-long strike, establishing an agreement-in-principle to renew the collective agreement for more than 3,000 railway workers.

CN's normal operations will resume tomorrow at 6 a.m. local time across Canada, a statement from Teamsters Canada said.

Labour negotiations update - Advocating for voluntary binding arbitration

November 22, 2019

We would like to provide an update on CN’s collective bargaining with the Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference (TCRC-CTY), which represents approximately 3,200 of CN employees working as train conductors and railyard coordinators in Canada.

U.S. House Speaker seeks to pass Mexico, Canada trade pact this year

November 15, 2019

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said a breakthrough in talks with the Trump administration on the trade pact with Mexico and Canada could be imminent and that she wanted to pass the deal by the end of the year.