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Canada Should Seize Opportunity to Attract Foreign Investment: Freeland

Posted December 06, 2016

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Rachelle Younglai – Globe & Mail)

Canada has a window of opportunity to attract foreign investment as a wave of protectionism ripples around the world, the country’s trade minister said on Monday.

“We believe that now is a tremendous moment to go out and pitch Canada as the best place in the world for foreign investment,” Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, told members of the Toronto Region Board of Trade.

“We are the country today that is most clearly bucking the trend. … There is a window open for us and we have to push really, really, hard to get through and pull people in,” she said. Click here to read more.