Tag Archive | international trade

Take “Buy Local” Campaigns with a Grain of Nova Scotia Salt

by John Kennedy            Another “crisis” is afoot it seems, this time with regards to the Nova Scotia agricultural sector.  A recently released study by the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture revealed that Nova Scotians are buying less local product, instead opting for more and more imported foods.  Over the last 10 years, local foods have […]

Point the Red Pen Elsewhere

 by John Kennedy Our report card has come in and I don’t think Mom will be putting it on the refrigerator for everyone to see.  Smack in the middle of the report card is a big fat “F”, ironically enough, for foreign aid.  It’s not Canada’s fault that there are a few keeners in the […]

Seeking legal redress

by Brian Lee Crowley If any further evidence was needed that President Obama was talking through his hat when he promised that his stimulus package’s Buy America provisions would be fully consistent with America’s international trade obligations, here it is. In this article from the Financial Times, American authorities recognise that state and local governments […]