Manitoba latest province to join pact that facilitates trade across provincial lines

The Government of Manitoba has finally joined the New West Partnership (NWP) trade agreement with British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. The agreement allows for people and businesses to operate more freely across provincial lines.With the rise of protectionist political movements throughout the developed world, any good news on the trade front is positive, even if it’s just within our own country. While there aren’t any tariffs on inter-provincial trade, there are a number of other trade barriers. These trade costs between provinces may seem minor, but they add up. University of Calgary economist Trevor Tombe has estimated that internal trade

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