Trade News

The CFIB calls the Canada Free Trade Agreement, unveiled in Toronto on April 7, 2017, "a pretty ambitious and modern trade deal."

'A major step forward:' CFIB applauds free trade deal

By Brant Hilton April 16, 2017 - 10:24am Updated: April 16, 2017 - 10:30am

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is applauding a new agreement aimed at eliminating trade barriers in Canada.

"This is a major step forward,"...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall will head to Washington to meet with the Trump administration to discuss trade on April 3, 2017.

Wall heads to Washington to highlight Canada-U.S. Trade

By Britton Gray April 2, 2017 - 9:24am Updated: April 2, 2017 - 9:30am

Premier Brad Wall is making his way south of the border to talk trade with members of the Trump Administration.

Wall will be in Washington from April 3-6 and will be...

Site selection is underway for a new $50-million office tower in downtown Saskatoon.

$50M World Trade Center coming to downtown Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM March 3, 2017 - 12:38pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 2:26pm

Saskatoon will soon be building bridges in the business world.

A new $50-million office tower will rise downtown as a World Trade Center.

Canwest Commercial and...

The Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership says the province is the most trade-dependent in Canada, with the U.S. as its biggest customer.

Sask. export group hopeful Trump's plans will spare Canada

By 650 CKOM January 24, 2017 - 2:20pm Updated: January 24, 2017 - 2:20pm

The head of a group representing Saskatchewan's exporters says he hopes there will still be room for Canada in Donald Trump's vision of America First.

Chris Dekker,...

President-elect Donald Trump mentioned his dislike of NAFTA and opposition to TPP throughout his campaign.

‘Apprehension’ around future of Sask. trade as Trump wins U.S. election

By Lauren Golosky November 9, 2016 - 8:34am Updated: November 9, 2016 - 8:45am

Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States.

His road to the White House was unconventional, to say the least. Along the way, he took shots at the North...

Agricultural commodities make up the bulk of Saskatchewan exports to the U.K. and E.U.

Sask. exports should withstand "Brexit" vote

By Sarah Mills June 24, 2016 - 3:39pm Updated: June 24, 2016 - 3:45pm

Saskatchewan's exports to the U.K. and the E.U. shouldn't be too negatively impacted as a result of the "Brexit" vote.

While Thursday's vote is significant it is thought...

Premier Brad Wall.

Premier Brad Wall ready to work with new Manitoba counterpart

By Sarah Mills April 20, 2016 - 5:05pm Updated: April 20, 2016 - 5:15pm

Premier Brad Wall is back to work with a number of issues on his agenda.

On Wednesday afternoon he spent time speaking with his new Manitoba counterpart, Brian Pallister...

Premier Brad Wall.

Manitoba premier accuses Saskatchewan of flip-flop on trade

By The Canadian Press November 20, 2015 - 6:21am Updated: November 20, 2015 - 6:30am

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says his Saskatchewan counterpart has done a complete flip-flop on trade.

Selinger says Brad Wall has long said he is in favour of free...

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Consumers, Sask. trade to benefit from Trans-Pacific Partnership

By Kevin Martel, Adriana Christianson October 5, 2015 - 12:51pm Updated: October 5, 2015 - 4:04pm

Twelve nations, including Canada, announced a tentative agreement Monday on the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership deal.

Speaking shortly after the agreement was...

Premier Brad wall speaks to reporters in March 2013.

Trans-Pacific Partnership without Canada would have dire consequences: Brad Wall

By Lisa Schick September 30, 2015 - 11:35am Updated: September 30, 2015 - 11:45am

Saskatchewan's government is all for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, according to the premier, who say if Canada isn't involved, the consequences could be dire.   In a statement...