Center for International Business

If Canadians wanted to let a few truckers and their friends clog the streets of downtown Ottawa and blow horns in the name of free speech, that was their business. But the moment protesters blocked the U.S. border crossing at Coutts, Alta., on Jan. 29, the RCMP should have hauled them away and…

For half a century, America’s wage problem has also been the world’s trade problem. Since the mid-1970s, the United States has stood out among rich countries for its …

Most of the time, Canada isn’t the biggest target of ire for American politicians. But in a speech to governors on Feb. 26, President Donald Trump took aim at the country’s neighbors to the north, calling out the balance of trade between the two nations.

On trade, …

Edward Alden, the Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), will speak on Trans-Pacific Partnership, North American Free Trade Agreement and Trade Policy in the Trump Administration from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, May 8 in Parks Hall 441.

This event, sponsored…

The regulation of Canada's broadcasting sector by the CRTC is at a crossroads. Technological change, especially the proliferation of streaming video over the Internet, or so-called over-the-top (OTT) broadcasting, is seriously challenging the viability of the regulatory model that's…

Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) along with The Port of Bellingham, Western’s College of Business and Economics, and its Center for International Business, will host “China: The Future of the Market for American Firms” from 9 a.m.…

Less than six months after leading his Liberal Party to a decisive victory over Stephen Harper’s Conservatives, 44-year old Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Washington, D.C. for meetings and a formal State Dinner March 10 hosted by President Barack Obama. The visit will be more…

The idea of a passenger rail stop in White Rock may have ground to a halt years ago – but the concept is still alive and kicking just across the border for the City of Blaine, Wash.

Blaine, which began pursuing the idea in earnest again last year, is receiving help from economics students…

It takes a lot of legwork to gather information on a potential international market, but there are students chomping at the bit to do it.

Students in Western Washington University’s International Business Projects class recently finished helping a couple of local businesses and a public…

Three Western Washington University (WWU) students spoke to a crowd of curious residents about the feasibility of a passenger train stop in Blaine.

Michelle Anderson-Irons, Joe Glithero and Lora Sonnen, three students in WWU’s international business program, presented their evaluation in…

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