Donald Trump says too many NATO countries, including Canada, don’t pay their fair share of defence costs. The U.S. president is right about that. But the real question facing the 29-member alliance is far more fundamental. […]
A month after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stepped in to resolve the impasse between British
Columbia and Alberta over the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, his government has little to show for its efforts. […]
Donald Trump is reportedly musing that he might join the 11-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal. If he is serious, the angst-ridden negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement, as well as NAFTA itself, could become largely irrelevant. […]
Canada’s decision to expel Russian diplomats raises more questions than it answers.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the expulsion of four diplomats and the refusal to accredit three more is designed to show solidarity with Britain, which blames Russia for deploying a deadly nerve agent in England.
Former prime minister Brian Mulroney is one of Justin Trudeau’s most effective allies on the Canada-U.S. trade front. And preserving NAFTA, or as much of it as possible, is the most significant item on the federal government’s mid-mandate plate. […]