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The National 'Battle' over as Trudeau, Trump, Pena Nieto sign 'new NAFTA'

The road to rewrite the North American trade agreement was a "battle," U.S. President Donald Trump said as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto joined him for a signing ceremony on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2019

News in Review - December 2018 Goodbye NAFTA, Hello CUSMA: Did Canada Get a Fair Trade Deal?

After more than a year of negotiations, Canada, the U.S. and Mexico finally have a new trade agreement – the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement. CUSMA  (or USMCA as its named by President Trump) replaces NAFTA and maintains the elimination of many tariffs between the three countries, to facilitate the free flow of goods. But many argue that the Trudeau government had to give ...
  • 2018
  • 00:12:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2018

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The National NAFTA 101: Canada's place in the trade agreement

The National brings you the basics on NAFTA, Canada's place and role in the agreement and how vitally important it is to the Canadian economy.
  • 2018
  • 00:01:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2018

CBC News Is immigration good or bad for an economy?

Canada’s economy needs more people as Canadians aren’t having enough babies to replace the aging population. The CBC’s Anne Gaviola explains why there are plans to increase the number of immigrants coming to Canada.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

News in Review - March 2016 ​The Canadian Economy: Facing a Global ​Downturn

When the International Monetary Fund downgraded its global economic forecast in January 2016, it predicted Canada's economy would only grow 1.7 percent for the year. Canadian banks aren't as optimistic, settling for a mere 1.3 per cent. It’s not good news for a country that is admittedly feeling the pinch of a downturn. What's to blame? China? Slower than expected ...
  • 2016
  • 00:16:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/17/2016

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The National The Bottom Line: Is Canada an Economic Champ or Chump?

It's all about jobs, politicians say. But is this the leading factor in Canada's economic health? What about housing, debt, productivity, exports? Is Canada sliding from the world's economic champ to its economic chump? The National's Bottom Line panel weighs in. The Bottom Line panel helps us as Canadians to protect our financial future, with insight and advice on what ...
  • 2014
  • 00:17:14
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/03/2014

The National Canada's Brands: Can They Compete?

Canada is losing many of its manufacturing jobs to overseas markets. The rising dollar makes Canadian goods more expensive abroad and some manufacturers say they're being forced to look elsewhere or go out of business. Canada's Brands focuses on four companies that proudly wear the Made in Canada label. What are the challenges they face? What keeps them from leaving? ...
  • 2007
  • 00:18:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Fifth Estate The Education of Brian Nicholl

The Fifth Estate puts a human face on the economic downturn, through a close-up encounter with employees of an auto parts plant. Edscha of Canada, in Niagara Falls, manufactures car door hinges. But, the German-owned company is in trouble and, to save itself, it's killing off this Canadian plant. Linden MacIntyre spends more than a month at the Edscha plant as ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:47
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Advantage Canada: Canadian Currency in a Global Marketplace

In Moncton, when CN cut thousands of jobs, the provincial government decided to follow the information highway and developed an internet infrastructure. The province preached the benefits of the infrastructure and the low Canadian dollar to Americans, and they bought it. The facts are impressing: many international firms are setting up shop across Canada. The attractions? Medicare, lower wages for ...
  • 2002
  • 00:11:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2012 Ontario Teachers and Democratic Rights

With a provincial deficit approaching $15 billion and a debt load of over $200 billion, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty made it clear to the public sector that wages would be frozen until the province’s finances could be brought back to a reasonable level. Caught in the cross hairs of this threat were Ontario’s teachers whose contracts were set to expire ...
  • 2012
  • 00:14:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2012

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News in Review - May 2012 Budget 2012: The Axe Begins to Fall

In late March, Stephen Harper’s Conservatives tabled a new budget. It outlined plans for more than $5 billion of spending cuts, as well as one for phasing out the penny. In this News in Review story we examine what’s in the budget and look at the reaction from the opposition and other Canadians.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2012

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News in Review - February 2012 Canada and the Jobless Crisis

In December, Canada's unemployment rate rose to 7.5 per cent, its highest level since April. Experts said Canada's economy appears to be stalling, and the situation is particularly bleak in the country's two largest provinces, Quebec and Ontario. In this News in Review story, we examine the troubling situation and look at how two Ontario cities are trying to recover.
  • 2012
  • 00:14:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2012

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News in Review - December 2009 Is the Recession Really Over?

It’s been just over a year since Canada was hit by the effects of a global recession. More than 350,000 people lost their jobs. Now there are some faint signs of recovery, but is the recession really over? In this News and Review story we’ll look at the state of the Canadian economy and what economists are saying about its ...
  • 2009
  • 00:16:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2009

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News in Review - December 2008 Canada Faces a Recession

As the global economic crisis continues, some economists are predicting that Canada will slide into a recession. It would be the first recession in 16 years and could hit some parts of Canada particularly hard. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how the economic crisis is affecting the Canadian economy and what is being done to try ...
  • 2008
  • 00:13:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2008

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News in Review - November 2008 Canada and the Economic Breakdown

In early October 2008, a global credit crunch that began in the United States spread to Canada. Stocks plunged and many Canadians began to worry about their savings and whether the country was heading for a recession. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what caused the credit crunch and how it could affect the Canadian economy.
  • 2008
  • 00:14:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2008

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News in Review - November 2007 Taking Off: Canada's Soaring Dollar

In late September 2007 the Canadian dollar overtook the U.S. dollar for the first time in 31 years. The high-flying loonie is good news for Canadian importers and those planning trips south of the border. But it is bad news for many other Canadians. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why our dollar is soaring, and at ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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News in Review - September 2003 The Canadian Economy: Under Attack

It’s been a tough year for the Canadian economy. First there was SARS and mad-cow disease. Then, a massive blackout and devastating fires. It’s costing us billions and, as Havard Gould reports, the Canadian economy has begun to show signs of weakening.
  • 2003
  • 00:11:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2003

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