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NAFTA 2.0 won’t end trade disputes

Protectionism in the U.S. may not be as severe as it was in 1930, but it remains very much a part of that country's DNA

Is Big Tech getting too big?

Technology giants such as Facebook and Alphabet dominate the economy. Can limits be placed on that dominance?

One out of three is not good

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 29, 2018 March 29, 2018
  • 00:01

The budget deserves a closer look

Not long ago, journalists would spend a week or more parsing and analyzing the budget document

Whither the Opposition?

The Liberals survived a terrible autumn in Parliament. Yet, they appear entrenched in power

The irony of pipeline politics

Killing the Trans Mountain pipeline puts climate change strategy in jeopardy

Between a dam and a hard place

After approving a controversial capital project, B.C.'s government must face the wrath of environmentalists

Here we go again

Every five or so years, someone pitches the idea that Halifax needs a professional sports team

A chance to prove your worth

Editorial

  • February 15, 2018 March 2, 2018
  • 00:02

Trudeau’s cockiness on NAFTA

Would the Americans be willing to ease up on their NAFTA demands if Canada were to back off on its WTO complaint?

Balancing revolution and risk

Editorial

  • February 5, 2018 February 5, 2018
  • 00:02

Disclosure is severely limited

Editorial

Inviting damage to investor confidence

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 21, 2018 September 21, 2018
  • 00:01

The culture that led to the crisis

Editorial

  • August 24, 2018 August 22, 2018
  • 00:01

USMCA won’t end trade spats

The negotiations that wound up on Sept. 30 are likely to be only the first in a litany of disputes with Washington

Harsh lessons for Trudeau

The Trans Mountain Pipeline decision and NAFTA negotiations may lead to major policy changes for Canada

Populism is nothing new

Political branding - as practised by Donald Trump, Viktor Orbán and Doug Ford - is harming democracy

Clients have spoken — and regulators should listen

IFIC’s recent Canadian Mutual Fund Investor Survey found that investors are very satisfied with their advisors and prefer to pay their fees indirectly

Bias on embedded commissions ban?

Investment industry players that favour a ban are either far removed from the average investor or could benefit directly from it

  • By: Mark Kent
  • July 17, 2017 January 18, 2018
  • 13:40

IIROC firms already meet the best interests of their clients

Regulators’ proposals to impose a best interests standard would be “duplicative and confusing”