foreign investment

Does Trump’s tough trade talk only undermine investment in the U.S.?

Opinion: Foreign direct investment appears to be on the decline in the U.S.—and questions over trade agreements and rule of law don’t help

Justin Trudeau and Xi Jinping

The hidden risks of opening up trade with China

China’s enormous size and growing stature in global affairs make it a tempting partner for a free trade deal, but it comes with strings attached

Taking Canada’s foreign direct investment pitch to the next level

Canada needs to attract more foreign investment. It can start by looking at what the best in the world are doing.

The ingredients behind Canada’s overlooked manufacturing boom

The food industry is one of Canada’s top manufacturing sectors, but we need to attract more foreign investment to keep it growing. Here’s how.

Why government must play a role in attracting foreign investment

It’s dangerously naïve to think governments should not try to influence foreign companies to invest in Canada, writes Paul Boothe

Why targeting foreign homebuyers may not improve affordability

Stephen Harper knows foreign buyers in Canada’s housing market is a hot issue even beyond Vancouver. Now what?

Maclean’s Explains: Canadian condos and foreign ownership

Tories want to know how many condos are owned by non-citizens. Read our explainer on the issue

Mexico’s president is a champion of the wrong people

To foreign investors, Enrique Peña Nieto is a dashing reformer. At home, his message of change is flopping.

A Conservative war on business

Forget Julie Couillard. Why it’s time to bring Maxime Bernier back to cabinet.


Thomas Mulcair, the staples thesis and cap-and-trade

The NDP leader lays out his vision for resource development


Independent thought alert

The CBC reports that three Conservative MPs put their concerns about the Nexen deal in writing.