Tag: dispute

Ottawa says it won’t interfere in the dispute between Wet’suwet’en chiefs and Coastal GasLink. So, what’s next?

OTTAWA—The federal government insists it has no role in the resolution of a pipeline construction dispute in British Columbia, even as the resulting Indigenous protest movement disrupts travel and commerce across the country. Ottawa argues the Coastal GasLink pipeline project’s standoff with certain Wet’suwet’en activists is an issue for the company and the B.C. government…

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China

WASHINGTON — Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers. This letter is the latest of many sent to the Trump administration by Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, the national…

Trade dispute to figure prominently in central bank’s rate decision: Poloz

By Andy BlatchfordThe Canadian Press Wed., June 27, 2018 OTTAWA—The impacts of the escalating U.S.-Canada trade dispute will “figure prominently” in the Bank of Canada’s decision-making process for its upcoming interest-rate decision, governor Stephen Poloz said in a speech Wednesday. In prepared remarks of his address, Poloz said the bank has been incorporating into its…