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Brett House
Deputy Chief Economist at , which tweets on . Opinions here are my own. Meta bio: 🏳️‍🌈.
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+1: Time for Canada to make a bold move on trade from
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Brett House Jul 20
But just because such a measure is deemed constitutional, doesn't make it rational, efficient, useful, economically sound, or socially effective for the present time. 2/2
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Brett House Jul 20
Comeau a found tariff-like measure (maybe even an outright tariff) may be upheld as constitutional so long as it is rationally connected to a broader legislative scheme aimed at an objective other than restricting trade, such as restricting minors' access. 1/2
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Scotiabank FX Jul 20
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Brett House Jul 20
Replying to @janycemcgregor
Could be, but they've come back into the headlines every few years for as long as I can remember when something has happened to highlight them. They've never made sense, and they have been a huge impediment to the development of our wine, spirits, and beer industries in Niagara.
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Scotiabank FX Jul 20
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Brett House Jul 20
expects another 4 x 25 bps rate increases by the Bank of Canada by end-2019 to take the target o/n rate to 2.50%. See our Q3 Global Outlook for our full rate call and underlying fundamental analysis:
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Scotiabank FX Jul 20
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Brett House Jul 20
This begs the question: why do Cdn provinces have *any* limits on inter-provincial beer & wine sales (amongst other things)? MB & AB have no limits. Free trade should start in Canada under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement: .
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Brett House Jul 20
Canadian May retail sales up 2% m/m in both nominal and real terms, with gains in 8 of 11 sectors, echoing strong CPI print for June.
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Brett House Jul 20
Canadian CPI up 2.5% y/y in June, largest y/y rise since Feb-2012 with broad basis across 7 of 8 sectors, in line with ' call for 100 bps of add'l tightening by Bank of Canada by end-2019. See our Q3 Global Outlook: .
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Scotiabank FX Jul 20
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Brett House Jul 20
More opposition to possible US auto tariffs, but House members have wide powers to act that go beyond a letter.
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Brett House Jul 20
As notes, views the possible US auto tariffs as a trigger for a broader trade war that could push North America into recession by 2020. See our full analysis here:
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Brett House Jul 19
Mexican and Canadian diplomats in DC weigh in on why bilateral deals are unlikely to supersede .
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Brett House Jul 19
The Canadian government’s testimony to the hearings on possible auto tariffs.
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Brett House Jul 19
Auto industry assessment of the potential impact of US vehicle and parts tariffs.
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ScotiabankGBM Jul 17
Rodrigo Echagary provides a top-down view of eCommerce and it's implication for LatAm retailers.
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Jim Tankersley Jul 19
“Cars don’t come together in one plant, with one work force — they’re the final result of hundreds of companies working together, in a supply chain that can snake through small American towns and cross oceans.” Excellent
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Brett House Jul 19
Thread 👇 on why talk of a bilateral Mexico-US trade deal is likely overblown.
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