Across the globe, many countries are taking protectionist measures to buffer national economies from the ongoing economic downturn. Experts debate the potential effects of a trend toward protectionism.
President Barack Obama attended talks on the economy, trade and the environment during his trip to Canada Thursday. Kwame Holman reports.
President Barack Obama makes his first foreign trip to Canada on Thursday. NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden reports on what items top Canadians' agenda, including trade and the economy.
As climate change threatens polar bears' survival, laws put in place to protect the bears are impacting the Inuit people who have long hunted them. ITN's ITV news reports on the plight of both polar bears and Native people in…
By PBS NewsHour
Canadian voters re-elected the Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who will form the country's third minority government in four years. His party gained seats but still fell short of a majority.
President Bush criticized the Democratic presidential candidates Tuesday for vowing to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement at a trade summit with Canadian and Mexican leaders in New Orleans. A reporter considers the prospects for trade negotiations.
Question/Comment: I am a Canadian. Unfortunately, 87 percent of our trade is with America. Consequently, U.S. recessions are felt more deeply in Canada. However, my questions are about the American debt. My understanding is that the debt could reach $10…
By PBS NewsHour
Canada will pull its 2,500 troops out of Afghanistan in early 2009 unless NATO adds soldiers in the dangerous southern region, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Monday, signaling Ottawa has lost patience with what it sees as allies' foot-dragging.
Although economic cooperation and the war on terror topped the agenda of President Bush's two-day summit with the leaders of Canada and Mexico, debate over the direction of the U.S. border security policy continues to play a large role in…
Six Canadian soldiers and their interpreter were killed Wednesday in a deadly roadside bombing near the restive city of Khandahar in the southeastern part of Afghanistan.
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