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Barrie McKenna

Barrie McKenna

Barrie McKenna

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Barrie McKenna is correspondent and columnist in The Globe and Mail's Ottawa bureau. From 1997 until 2010, he covered Washington from The Globe's bureau in the U.S. capital. During his U.S. posting, he traveled widely, filing stories from more than 30 states. Mr. McKenna has also been a frequent visitor to Japan and South Korea on reporting assignments. A native Montrealer, he has degrees from McGill University (history) and Carleton University (journalism). He is also a five-time finalist for Canada's National Newspaper Awards and winner of Canadian Best in Business award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

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Argentina is in crisis, again, and that could spell trouble for emerging markets Barrie McKenna
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Blame political meddling, not CEO pay, for Ontario’s dysfunctional hydro market Subscriber content Barrie McKenna
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Analysis
Bank of Canada’s challenge on rate hikes? Assessing economy’s potential output
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WTO smackdown: Canada, U.S. spar over future of global trading regime Subscriber content Barrie McKenna
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It’s time for Ottawa to think about privatizing Canada Post’s booming parcel delivery business Barrie McKenna
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Fintech firms a potential weak link in cyberdefences of financial system, BoC warns
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Canadian governments must double-down to foster tech boom here, end brain drain to U.S. Barrie McKenna
Barrie McKenna
Analysis
The arrival of 5G wireless could turn customers into roadkill Subscriber content Barrie McKenna
Barrie McKenna
As economy firms, Poloz remains cautious on rates amid high debt levels
BoC cautious on timing for next rate hike due to record-high household debt, Poloz says
Export Development Canada playing loose with loan risks: Auditor-General report
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Why making users pay for Facebook would be bad news for the social media giant, and investors Subscriber content Barrie McKenna
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An unfinished NAFTA 2.0 may be just what Trump wants Subscriber content Barrie McKenna
Barrie McKenna
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Stephen Poloz says Canada’s housing market is okay. So why worry? Subscriber content Barrie McKenna
Barrie McKenna
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Searching for clarity in the legal fog hanging over the Trans Mountain pipeline Subscriber content Barrie McKenna
Barrie McKenna
Bank of Canada holds rates steady, remains ‘cautious’ on future hikes
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Trump is going in circles with his shifting stance on TPP, NAFTA Subscriber content Barrie McKenna
Barrie McKenna
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Canada risks falling behind on data protection Subscriber content Barrie McKenna
Barrie McKenna
Canadian businesses still upbeat despite trade worries, slowing economy: BoC
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Is China destined to eclipse the U.S. as tech superpower? Don’t bet on it Subscriber content Barrie McKenna
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