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U.S. customs officers stand at the U.S.-Canada border in Lansdowne, Ont., on March 22, 2020 (LARS HAGBERG/AFP via Getty Images)

While Trump eyes tariffs, Americans really want more Canada

A new poll of U.S. attitudes show that Americans want less ’America first’ and a lot more Canada. A third of them would even prefer to live here.
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Brexit is done. Now it’s time to pay the price.

Andrew MacDougall: Boris Johnson wants a Canada-style free trade deal with Europe. Good luck with that.
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Canada’s Brexit talks with the U.K.: There are none

Paul Wells: Britain’s foreign secretary spewed encouraging words about Canada-U.K. relations after Brexit. Freeland didn’t need to say a thing.
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What a trade war with China would do to Canada

Canada would survive a full-scale trade war with China, but it would offer a painful lesson on how much we now rely on that country
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Who lost China? And how was Canada supposed to win it?

Paul Wells: Some old hands think Canada should have tipped off China in the Huawei case. Their advice says a lot about what’s changed in Ottawa.
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The most important charts to watch in 2019

Our fifth annual bonanza of more than 70 charts to help you make sense of the economy in the year ahead
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What a Democrat-controlled House means for the new NAFTA deal

Canadian officials believe that Trump’s USMCA will proceed as planned, but a more tense, polarized Washington carries economic implications
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Trudeau’s next trade challenge: free trade at home

As the PM and the premiers prepare to talk interprovincial trade, our latest poll finds opinion solidly for scrapping barriers—with politically tricky regional differences
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In Mexico, the USMCA means life goes on

With a new president, Mexico badly needed a trade deal with America, and it’s good that Canada is around—but the ’new NAFTA’ elicits a collective shrug, and seems to change little
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Why did Donald Trump bring up the Chevrolet Impala?

The car he brought up amid high-stakes NAFTA negotiations has a long assembly history in Canada