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CIC Winnipeg: The ‘Trump’ effect on trade

September 26, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT


Donald Trump is only the latest manifestation of growing nationalism and protectionist forces influencing global trade patterns and policies. The implications for an export-dependent nation such as Canada and provinces such as Manitoba, particularly its agricultural sector, are profound. Laura’s presentation will explore how market access is being affected by tariff and non-tariff barriers, and how domestic policy is being influenced by international pressures.

Speaker’s biography



Laura Rance-Unger is editorial director for Glacier FarmMedia, Canada’s largest publisher of agricultural news and information. She has written about food and agricultural issues in daily and weekly newspapers for the past 37 years. She has received multiple national and international awards for her work. Laura was recognized in 2016 by the UN-FAO and International Federation of Agricultural Journalists for excellence in global food security reporting. In 2012 she was awarded a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her contributions to agricultural.





Free event. Free parking.

Contact person: Robert Nash – winnipeg@thecic.org


September 26, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
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The Great Hall, Canadian Mennonite University
500 Shaftesbury Blvd
Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N2 Canada
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CIC Winnipeg Branch
World Trade Centre Winnipeg