National Newswatch

2019’s make-or-break challenge for trade: Ottawa’s needs small-business expertise

Jan 1 2019 — Jim Peterson — Spurred by growing uncertainty in the U.S. export market and in hopes of taking advantage of Canada’s expanding free-trade deals, Ottawa has set the stage for domestic exporters to take on the world. Of the $1.1-billion in recently announced Trade Diversification Strategy funding, $340-million is earmarked to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) break into […]