Trade war looms as U.S. hits China with $60-billion in tariffs
The move – which may also include restricting Chinese investment in the United States and launching a World Trade Organization case against Beijing – is retaliation for China forcibly taking, and sometimes allegedly stealing, U.S. technology.
Former Manitoba Hydro chair takes aim at Premier Brian Pallister’s account of board exodus
Sandy Riley – a Winnipeg business leader and Progressive Conservative supporter – said the premier fundamentally mischaracterized the board’s decision to resign en masse, calling it “deeply offensive and wrong.”
Manitoba Hydro directors resign en masse after Premier Brian Pallister blocks payment to Métis Federation
Mr. Pallister said the board resigned because the government had rejected Manitoba Hydro’s planned payment of $67-million to the Métis Federation to win its support for a planned transmission line to Minnesota that would traverse Métis land.