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Securing the supply chain or breaking it? Clash over trucker vaccine mandate grows

January 19, 2022

The problem facing supply chains isn't an epidemic of vaccine hesitancy among truck drivers but merely an exacerbation of chronic driver shortages, an industry insider says

New Zealand cheers Canada's loss in dairy dispute and calls for 'significant reform'

January 18, 2022

New Zealand said Canada needs to overhaul its approach to dairy imports because Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has repeatedly broken its promise to let foreign cheese and butter flow more freely into the country.

Ottawa likely to face more trade battles after losing U.S. dairy dispute, lawyers say

January 14, 2022

Trading partners around the world have made no secret of their displeasure with Ottawa's high tariffs on dairy imports

More countries are likely to pick fights with Canada over its protectionist dairy policies following a loss to the United States in a dispute over cheese imports, international trade lawyers said.

COVID-19 and your Business: Issue 9 | COVID-19 et votre entreprise : Numéro 9

January 14, 2022

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Canada resists pressure to drop vaccine mandate for cross-border truckers

January 10, 2022

Industry group estimates 10 per cent of drivers could be affected

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pushing ahead with a vaccine mandate for international truckers, despite increasing pressure from critics who say it will exacerbate driver shortages and drive up the price of goods imported from the United States.