Globalization

Canada wants renewed NAFTA to include easier cross-border movement of labour

OTTAWA — Enhanced labour mobility is high on the list of goals for the Canadian government as it gears up for next month’s start of negotiations on a …

Business (Canada)

IT sectors of Canada and Ukraine poised to benefit from free-trade deal

<i>Nataliya Mykolska is Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade and Trade Representative of Ukraine.</i><p>Canada may be the most Ukrainian country outside of Ukraine itself. With 1.3 million Canadians claiming Ukrainian descent, we have deep personal and cultural bonds that span generations. Last …

Ukraine

News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

Tech Selloff Spreads to Europe and Asia<p>Stocks around the world fell as a selloff that started in U.S. tech shares rippled overseas.<p>French Economy's Growth in Second Quarter Boosts Macron After Setbacks<p>The French economy maintained firm growth in the second quarter, giving President Emmanuel Macron …

Economy

'India Aspiring For Global Leadership In Climate Action'

India is aspiring for a global leadership in climate action and has set an "ambitious" goal of receiving 40 per cent of its power from renewable …

Climate

OMNIVORE: Changing global development agenda

Globalization will work if we stop catering to the elite

World Economy

The EU wants to set global trade rules after Trump steps back

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - If Donald Trump's ditching of a U.S.-led trade alliance with Pacific Rim nations wasn't a gift to the European Union, then it must be the next best thing.<p>The president's decision on his first day in office effectively pulled the United States out of the race to frame global …

Brexit

The EU Is Keeping Poor Countries Poor

The EU likes to present itself as a global force for good, fostering aid and development in the world’s poorest societies. It boasts of its £12 …

Foundation for Economic Education

Trump's 'America first' strategy for NAFTA talks won't benefit US workers

The Trump administration is plowing ahead with plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico, with …

Economics

3 big problems with Trump's new NAFTA plan

The Trump administration has outlined its plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).<p>It says the US will seek a "much better" agreement that reduces the trade deficit between the US and its partners, Canada and Mexico.<p>In response, the two countries released brief …

Economics

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World Europe's first 'eTree' puts down roots in central France<p>News Barcelona set to confirm Valverde as new coach on Monday<p>World Macron hosts Putin …

Brexit

Nifty Scales 10K Peak, Sensex At Record High Amid Global Rally

The benchmark BSE Sensex on Wednesday (26 July) climbed 154 points to end at all time high of 32,382.46 while the NSE Nifty closed above the 10,000 …

Markets

East Africa: Time for Ethiopia to Enhance Regional Economic Integration

editorial<p>International trade never used to be an issue, at least, not one borne out of apathy or misrepresentation. Ancient civilisations seldom …

Africa

The globalist one world currency will be very similar to bitcoin

This week the International Monetary Fund shocked some economic analysts with an announcement that America was “no longer first in the world” as a …

Conservative POV

Nucor CEO says the US is losing a 'trade war' in steel to 'predatory countries like China'

As Washington lawmakers wrestle over health care, Nucor CEO John Ferriola sees a much more pressing issue at hand that affects more than just his …

Mad Money

Facebook Buys Source3 To Deal With Pirated Videos

Facebook has purchased a startup company called Source3. The news of the acquisition was announced on the Source3 website.<p>The social media giant will …

User Generated Content

Equitable globalization needed to tackle protectionism: BNM

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has called for more effort to create safer financial globalization with more equitable benefits distributed among …

World Economy

IMF downgrades UK and US growth forecasts but remains upbeat on global economy

The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its predictions for growth in the UK economy.<p>Following "weaker-than-expected activity" in the first …

Economy

What Is Behind the Renegotiation of NAFTA? Trumpism and the New Global Economy

President Trump leaves the stage following a rally on June 21, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Photo: Scott Olson / Getty Images)<p>The Trump …

Liberal POV

Transforming Healthcare

The healthcare industry is changing rapidly as increased connectivity improves efficiencies and innovation drives better outcomes across the board. When hospitals go digital, they can coordinate better care, keep patients safer, and create experiences that lead to improved health outcomes. And all …

Health Care

Comment: Japanese firms need more diverse workforces for successful globalization

TOKYO -- Softbank Group CEO Masayoshi Son used the word "arbitrage" twice in his speech to the group's shareholders meeting on June 21.<p>Referring to …

World Economy

EU, China relations assume greater heft in the Trump era

by Silvia Menegazzi<p>In a period in which multilateralism seems under threat, European Union–China relations have never appeared as highly strategic as …

China

A College Student Complained About Capitalism. When the Prof Was Done With Him, He Was Speechless

Screenshot/ARI/Facebook<p>Dr. Yaron Brook, an Objectivist academic who is Executive Chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute, was confronted by a college …

Foreign Policy

Forrester: self-driving to make global economy “unrecognizable” by 2035

Self-driving vehicles will remarkably change the global economy in less than 20 years, heavily impacting government, insurance, media, security, logistics, and the automotive industry.<p>That’s according to a new report by Forrester researchers Laura Koetzle and Carlton A. Doty.<p>Forrester believes that …

World Economy

BrandPost: Cyber Defense: What’s Next?

Increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks are draining an estimated $450 billion annually from the global economy—a number that could reach $2 …

World Economy

These STEM coding toys will entertain your kids while teaching them about programming and robotics

STEM coding toys — toys that emphasize science, technology, engineering, and math — are on the rise. Amazon recently experimented with a program that …

Kids

AIDS deaths are on the decline thanks to medications. But increasing drug resistance poses a danger

The world has made major progress in the fight against AIDS — an epidemic that over the last four decades has killed 35 million people — as increasing numbers of people gain access to life-saving treatment and the number of deaths each year fall dramatically. But there have also been setbacks, most …

Public Health

NAFTA talks begin on a less Trump-y note. They might end that way

<b>By Barry Campbell</b><p>The “Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA Renegotiation” tabled recently by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative reads more …

United States

Revisiting NAFTA: Ronald Reagan on Free Trade in North America

The Trump administration’s announcement of objectives in updating the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, provide a good opportunity to …

Conservative POV

Don’t Tinker With Nafta. Fix It.

President Trump has opened a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Act with the aim of reducing the United States’ trade deficit and creating better-paying jobs. We, as the presidents of the two unions representing 245,000 workers in the North American auto assembly and parts supply …

Opinion

Voila! Trump’s confusing, lopsided, all-new protectionist ‘free trade’ plan for NAFTA

It’s often said — it has been said here in FP Comment — that regional free trade agreements are about managed trade, not free trade. If you want free …

Canadian News