On Thursday, Trump wrote on Twitter that he had spoken with the leaders of Canada and Mexico who asked to renegotiate the trade pact. He added: "Relationships are good - deal very possible!"
New Brunswick mill taking 'time out' because of U.S. lumber tariffs
A New Brunswick sawmill owner says his mill is shutting down because of U.S. lumber tariffs.
Nova Scotia brings in middle class tax cut, surplus in pre-election budget
The surplus in the $10.5-billion budget introduced Thursday means back-to-back black ink for the government despite finishing fiscal 2016-17 with a $129-million spending spree.
European Central Bank leaves interest rates, guidance unchanged
The European Central Bank left its ultra-easy policy stance firmly in place on Thursday as inflation continues to undershoot its target into the fifth straight year.
Trump administration outlines tax plan; to reduce to three brackets
Officials from the Trump administration said the plan would cut the top income tax rate from 39.6 per cent to 35 per cent. It also would reduce the number of personal income tax brackets to three from seven.
Ontario balances budget, but no roadmap to cut debt
The Ontario Liberal government tabled the province’s first balanced budget in a decade on Thursday, extending the forecast for balance out over the next three fiscal years.
Trump tells Mexico, Canada he won't bow out of NAFTA yet
U.S. President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Wednesday that he will not terminate the NAFTA treaty at this stage, but will move quickly to begin renegotiating it with them, a White House statement said.
Retail sales fall more than expected in February on autos, gasoline
Sales were down 0.6 per cent, falling by more than economists' forecasts for a decline of 0.1 per cent, though January was revised slightly higher to a gain of 2.3 per cent from the previously reported 2.2 per cent.
Trump: Canada 'outsmarted' American leaders, but U.S. has 'no fear' of potential trade war
“They have a tremendous surplus with the United States. Whenever they have a surplus, I have no fear,” said Trump during a ceremony to sign an executive order to help promote the U.S. agriculture sector.
'Unfair and unwarranted': Feds fire back on Trump's lumber tariff
"We will continue to press our American counterparts to rescind this unfair and unwarranted trade action," Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said. "We remain confident that a negotiated settlement is not only possible but in the interests of both countries."