International & Trade

BEFORE THE BELL ANNOUNCES SPEAKER LINEUP FOR ITS EDITION ON DEFENCE

Minister of National Defence the Hon. Harjit Sajjan MP headlines Before the Bell program discussion. Before the Bell host Catherine Clark and special guest co-host David Akin, announce the guest lineup for the next program on National Defence in Canada. The show is Tuesday, May 28 at 8:00 am at the National Arts Centre. Catherine and David’s guests on

Mobility 2030: A Sixth Estate Spotlight

Thanks to electric cars, autonomous vehicles, and the rise in services like ride-sharing, there is a potential to add USD$10 trillion to USD$22 trillion annually to the global transit market by 2030. Sixth Estate’s Spotlight sat down with industry leaders to discuss what the future of human mobility might look like, and how we’ll get there.

Temperature Check: Canada’s Investment Climate

Canada’s status as a destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) has been bouncing back after a two-year slump caused by the oil price slump and doubts about the future of NAFTA. Before the Bell assembled a panel of business, academic and government stakeholders to examine what needs to be done to keep Canada’s investment climate competitive.

Canada’s Transportation Infrastructure: a Backbone to the Economy

Transportation infrastructure is a crucial backbone to the Canadian economy, moving people and goods to market. While Canadians don’t tend to prioritize it as a policy issue beyond wanting increased investment, they depend on it to get to work, fly across the country and access consumer goods from around the world. Before the Bell heard from a panel of stakeholders about the challenges in the sector and what needs to happen to move it forward.

Before the Bell Announces Guests on Transportation Infrastructure Show

Before the Bell, with host Catherine Clark, announces its guest lineup for the Transportation Infrastructure show. The show is on February 21 at 8:00 am at the National Arts Centre.

International Trade: New Sandbox Rules

As the rules and norms around international trade begin shifting with agreements such as the USMCA, Before the Bell spoke with stakeholders and experts to discuss the implications of the agreement for Canadian industries, how they can capitalize on it, and what other future trade opportunities exist for Canadians.

OPINION | Wake up and smell the tea leaves: Advice for Canada

Amy Karam argues that a comprehensive plan is needed for a successful trade deal with China and the answer may just be marketing 101.

Forest Products Association rings in 2018 with new US trade dispute, environmental opportunities and push for new markets

  After a year of keeping a close eye on the softwood lumber file, the Forestry Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says that while the dispute continues to rage between Canada and the United States, things are still looking up for the industry. “We remain very concerned but I think the reason you’re not hearing