Britain’s Divorce From the EU Could Have Negative Repercussions in the Maritimes
The decision by Great Britain to divorce itself from the European Union (EU) will have far-reaching effects not only in Europe, but on this side of the Big Pond as well.
In jeopardy is CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) a major trade deal between the European Community and Canada which has been in the works for quite some time. The deal is now in peril of being snuffed out due to divorce ...
Brexit, Trump, Future Shock and the Fishing Industry
This column will be unlike any other I have written or probably will ever write for The Navigator magazine.
But recent events represent a significant departure from those of the past few decades and I think it is worthwhile to reflect on how they relate to the fishery.
On June 23, citizens of the United Kingdom voted to withdraw from the European Union. As I write this, Donald Trump has emerged as the presumptive Republican candidate for President of the United States. And through most of ...
CETA Deal Could Fall Apart Under Pressure of Brexit
The EU Commission is deciding how the free trade deal between the EU and Canada will be ratified.
Since the Brexit vote, the conditions have shifted markedly.
Until recently, this was considered a done deal that would give a significant boost to Canadian exports, particularly of shrimp, lobster and crab. Now the deal may not happen as the EU struggles with the aftermath of the Brexit vote.
One proposal is for the deal to take effect if it is ratified by the EU Commission and the EU ...