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Old 10-06-2018, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Canada
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Some interesting trade statistics about relative importance of Canada’s top trading partners in goods in 2017:

IMPORTS (405 billion Euros)
USA - 52%
China - 13%
EU - 12%
Mexico - 6%
Japan - 5%

EXPORTS (371 billion Euros)
USA - 76%
EU - 7%
China - 4%
Japan - 2%
Mexico - 1%

http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/doc...doc_113363.pdf - page 8
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Old 10-06-2018, 07:51 PM
 
Location: British Columbia ♥ 🍁 ♥
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LOL @ pic # 15 The News In Cartoons


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Old 10-11-2018, 07:37 AM
 
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An unexpected demand for heavy, bitumen laden crude due to it being heavily discounted and containing the stuff they need to service their rapid infrastructure building pace. I never thought to connect the two dots; energy extraction and asphalt building material in that manner.

https://www.msn.com/en-ca/money/tops...4Qd?li=AAggFp5
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Old 10-11-2018, 09:03 AM
 
Location: Hougary, Texberta
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Why is it that Canada only sees a 40% return on their investment again? Oh right. Cost of shipment, and unreliable delivery.
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Old 10-11-2018, 11:10 AM
 
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Why is it that Canada only sees a 40% return on their investment again? Oh right. Cost of shipment, and unreliable delivery.
It's the Canadian way.
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Old 10-11-2018, 11:55 AM
 
Location: Hougary, Texberta
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It's the Canadian way.
We just need to have some people chiming in about how it sucks that transfer payments to the provinces are less.
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Old 10-11-2018, 02:40 PM
 
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You're harkening me back to the writing style of a H Gordon Green who was called the "Old Cynic". LOL.
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Old 10-16-2018, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Canada
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More racism.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-...mini-1.4854924
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Old 10-16-2018, 01:51 PM
 
Location: British Columbia ♥ 🍁 ♥
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Thanks for posting the above. It's good to see that Canadians demanded justice and appropriate action was taken:

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Last week, the RCMP charged Shawn Wade Hynes, 43, with criminal negligence causing bodily harm and released him on conditions to have no contact with the victim.

Angee Bowden said she organized the protest after she saw people across Canada demanding justice for Dlamini.

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Old 10-16-2018, 02:15 PM
 
Location: Canada
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Yes Black Canadians really stepped up to the plate and support each other. It is nice to see that.
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