Emerging Linkages: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Caribbean

  • M. C. Ircha
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

Linkages between the British Commonwealth communities of Canada and many of the Caribbean nations developed over several centuries of mutually beneficial trade. Seaborne trade between the Caribbean and Eastern Canada was reinforced with the incursion of Canadian banks and other trading facilities into the Caribbean in the nineteenth century, while the continued favoured trading status of Caribbean nations in the Canadian context was reinforced through development aid (Canadian International Development Agency [CIDA] and other sources), emergency assistance (following disastrous hurricanes), and preferential trading arrangements with Canada through CARIBCAN.

Keywords

Sugar Europe Petroleum Transportation Marketing 

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