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Senate enables 'extremely hasty bill' to change trade rules

June 25, 2019

On the day the Senate rushed through legislation to temporarily suspend one of Canada's international trade obligations — citing fears of as-yet-unspecified "surges" — Donald Trump sat beside Justin Trudeau and said the current trade situation for North American steel is "very well taken care of."

The fate of NAFTA 2.0 is in Pelosi's hands — and there is little Trudeau can do about it

June 22, 2019

The moment on Thursday that was most revealing about the chances of the U.S. ratifying the new North American trade deal anytime soon didn't come during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump.

Trump pledges to do 'anything' he can to help Canada in its dispute with China

June 21, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump said today that he'll do whatever he can to help Canada in its ongoing diplomatic dispute with China.

Trump made the remarks during a meet-and-greet in the Oval Office with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today in advance of talks on ratifying the newly renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement.

U.S. businesses beg Trump not to escalate tariffs on China

June 19, 2019

U.S. businesses are imploring President Donald Trump not to expand his tariffs to $300 billion US in goods from China that have so far been spared in his trade war with Beijing.

Teamsters Rail Traffic Controllers Ratify New CN Agreement

June 18, 2019

CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that following the tentative agreement reached in May, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Rail Canada Traffic Controllers (TCRC-RCTC) has ratified the agreement. This agreement covers 180 rail traffic controllers in Canada. The four-year agreement, which is retroactive to January 1, 2019, provides for wage, and benefits improvements.