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Breakthrough Between U.S. And Canada On Aluminium And Steel Tariffs  Within Sight: Sen. Grassley

Breakthrough Between U.S. And Canada On Aluminium And Steel Tariffs Within Sight: Sen. Grassley

More signs of a breakthrough on Section 232 aluminium and steel tariffs between the United States and Canadian government emerged this week after comments from both governments reflected a renewed commitment to settling the issue in the near future. Republican Senator Chuck...

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Canadian Government Will Support Dominion’s Aluminium Smelters: Foreign Minister Freeland

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland went on record again Wednesday to voice her government’s support for the dominion’s aluminium and steel producers who are struggling with the effects of Trump’s blanket aluminium and steel tariffs of this spring. Citing Ottawa’s support of the softwood lumber industry last fall, Freeland expressed empathy for Canadian aluminium […]

Canadian Government Mulling Aid Package for Aluminium Smelters

Within hours of the Trump administration’s decision to levy significant tariffs on aluminium and steel imports from Canada, lawmakers in Ottawa began brainstorming solutions for protecting the dominion’s smelters. According to sources who spoke to Reuters claiming familiarity with the matter, the subject was the first item of business for the Canadian cabinet yesterday morning. […]