Trump win puts Canadian trade policy at a crossroads

The election victory of Donald Trump has added dramatic new uncertainty to the global trade and investment regimes coming on the heels of the Brexit vote. Canada is now caught up in the uncertainty, and uncertainty is not good for the Canadian economy, to put it mildly, including the Canadian dollar exchange rate.To this point, the day after the election, the Canadian dollar dropped a full cent relative to the U.S. dollar.The immediate source of added uncertainty is president-elect Trump’s vow to tear up NAFTA. Although Trump has never been specific about what he means, taken literally, one would assume

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