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OPINION : Ottawa's new export plan must take into account how business gets done

Jan 01, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

A former minister of international trade, secretary of state (international finance institutions) and chair of the House of Commons committee on finance

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-si...