Archive for the ‘Canada’ Category

Why are Canada’s drug prices so much lower? Blame NAFTA?

September 6, 2018

Short answer: No … it’s a self-inflicted wound.
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Last week,  trade negotiators failed to close a deal with Canada.

During the Canadian press conference, a reporter asked a question about prescription drug prices.

Answering the question with a question: What has that got to do with NAFTA?

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Let’s drill down?

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Does a 200% tariff sound fair to you?

September 5, 2018

Some Canadian diary tariffs are even higher!
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The U.S.-Canadian tariff riff appears to center on 2 sectors: “cultural” and dairy products.

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We dealt with the cultural products yesterday

Today let’s deal with diary tariffs …

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Should Canadians have to listen to Justin Bieber?

September 4, 2018

Apparently so: It’s a sticking point in the trade negotiations
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The U.S.-Canadian tariff riff appears to center on 2 sectors: “cultural” and dairy products.

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Today let’s deal with so-called “cultural products” …

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A view from the North …

November 18, 2016

Canadians considering a wall on their southern border.

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According to Canadian news reports …

The flood of Trump-fearing American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada has reached a fever pitch since the election.

Canadian border residents say it’s not uncommon to see dozens of sociology professors, liberal arts majors, global-warming activists, and “green” energy proponents crossing their fields at night.

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There has been an escalating exodus of left-leaning Americans who fear that they’ll soon be required to pray, pay taxes, live according to the Constitution and maybe even hunt.

Some case studies reported by Canadian residents are downright shocking …

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