USMCA Trade Deal – What’s New?

Recently, it was announced that the US, Mexico and Canada have finalized the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). This new North American trade deal is intended to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the 1994 pact that governs free trade… Read more »

2019 Economic Review & 2020 Forecast

Canadian stocks are soaring, while the economy is expected to reach slowest pace in a decade. The National Bank of Canada reports investor optimism for a pro-growth agenda on the horizon at the end of 2019, despite the effects of… Read more »

USMCA Trade Deal Reached After Year of Intense Negotiations

Details about the newly renegotiated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) have been released.  This proposal, if ratified, will address disputes in the Canadian automotive and agricultural sectors, the cost of generic drugs in Canada, and online eCommerce.  It does not currently address… Read more »

Ontario Budget 2018 Highlights

The Ontario 2018 Budget, tabled on March 28, 2018, projects a growing deficit over the next three years and is predicted to resume a downward trend in 2022 with accumulated deficit expected to decline from 23.2% of gross domestic product… Read more »

Upcoming Seminar on Cross-Border Businesses

Hodgson Ross LLP will be offering a free seminar on optimizing your cross-border business on Thursday, September the 24th at the Harbour Banquet and Conference Center in Oakville. Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015 Time: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m; Registration at 3:00 p.m.… Read more »

Canada and European Union Sign Free Trade Deal

Canada and the European Union have signed a tentative free trade deal under the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA).  The highlights of CETA include: Canadian automakers will be able to export 100,000 cars a year, 12 times their current limit.… Read more »