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Take advantage of growth, guard against risk with new U.S. regime: Frum

Political commentator David Frum says there’s good, bad and potentially ugly for Canadian farmers in the United States’ new and unpredictable Trump administration. Frum, a senior editor at The Atlantic magazine and, more recently, an owner of Ontario farmland, told the Grain Farmers of Ontario March Classic in London recently that global markets have been […] Read more

Brian Mulroney

Give Trump a chance and ‘play this wisely,’ says Brian Mulroney

Make the case that trade helps both countries, go slow on environmental taxes, 
and make friends in Asia, says the former PM

Be patient. And don’t worry too much just yet. That’s the advice of former prime minister Brian Mulroney for those wondering what Donald Trump’s presidency will mean for this country. “I know you’re wondering how Canada will fare under the Trump administration,” Mulroney said at FarmTech. “I’ve had the privilege of knowing both Hillary (Clinton) […] Read more


Protectionism game comes with raised economic stakes: Frum

As U.S. president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration day approaches, the business world is pondering how the new administration might affect the world economy. Trump’s pride in his unpredictability is troubling, given he’s the president-elect, said David Frum, political commentator, former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, and a senior editor for Washington-based magazine The Atlantic. However, […] Read more