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Will the Canadian Economy Get Trumped?

November 10, 2016

Craig Alexander
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist
Kip Beckman
Principal Economist
World Outlook

The stunning election victory of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States sent shock waves through global financial markets as worries about his threats to tear up trade deals and slap ...

Is Globalization Doomed?

November 04, 2016

Kip Beckman
Principal Economist
World Outlook

Globalization—generally defined as the free movement of people, goods, and capital around the world—is in big trouble. The Brexit vote and the rise of right-wing parties in Europe hostile to international trade are just two of the more prominent examples of the ...

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