Canada’s trade problems are getting worse

The Trade Commissioner Service is at the heart of Canada’s economic diplomacy and they need to have the resources and skill set to get the job done right.

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Trade Minister Ed Fast, centre, tours Bombardier Aerospace’s facility in Toronto on July 25, 2012. The government said at the time that Canada's Trade Commissioner Service was "instrumental" in landing a deal for Bombardier, but now the Canadian Chamber of Commerce says the service deserves increased budgets and staffing.
Perrin Beatty
Published: Monday, 05/12/2014 11:42 pm EDT

It seems you can’t go a few weeks without hearing more bad news about Canada’s international trade performance.

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