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‘Export or die’: Doing business beyond borders can strengthen your operation

For Nicole Verkindt, founder and chief executive officer of the project-management software platform OMX, exporting was less of a choice and more of a necessity. Ms. Verkindt knew she would find more potential clients outside Canada, and she feared that her company may not survive on domestic business alone. “It was export or die,” says…

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What do Trump’s tariffs mean for Canada?

by Shannon Proudfoot On Thursday, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced that as of midnight, the Trump administration would subject Canadian steel imports to a 25-per cent tariff and aluminum to a 10-per cent tariff. The reaction came fast and furious, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declaring the tariffs “totally unacceptable” and announcing retaliatory duties on…

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