Georgia would be among the states hit hardest in the event NAFTA negotiations end without reaching a new deal. No NAFTA could cost Georgia $3.5 billion to $6.7 billion in economic output per year, according to a new study on the impact of a so-called “hard” exit from the North American trade deal released ahead of Read more
Atlanta is among the top 20 cities left standing after the first cut for Amazon’s HQ2, the e-commerce giant announced Thursday. Amazon whittled down to the current list after receiving 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Atlanta has consistently been cited by experts as a favorite thanks to its growing tech scene, Read more
The decision by the Georgia Public Service Commission in the closing days of 2017 to allow the Georgia Power Co. and its partners to continue constructing two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle may have the greatest impact on the state’s future of any it made during the year. All five members of the commission, Read more
Atlanta’s diplomatic door continued to revolve last year with big changes to makeup and leadership of the Georgia Consular Corps, which provides a direct conduit to more than 70 foreign governments.
Book: Atlanta Rising: The Invention of an International City 1946-1996 Author: Frederick Allen, 1996 Review by: Nadia Theodore, consul general of Canada to the Southeast U.S. I began my appointment to the Southeast U.S.A (with a territory covering Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee) in mid- September of 2017. With my husband and Read more
Once again this holiday season, two Atlanta landmarks have their halls decked with Christmas trees representing the city’s global diversity. At Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Global Winter Wonderland has led to festive firs being placed throughout Concourse F for the enjoyment of travelers passing through the international terminal.
Delta Air Lines Inc. is looking north of the border for its next partnership, announcing today its intentions to form a joint venture with WestJet, Canada’s second largest airline.
To President Donald Trump, the implications of an “America First” trade strategy are clear: Commit to making things here, and jobs will return. For Georgia manufacturers dealing with the fallout of recent trade-policy uncertainty, the reality is much more nuanced, and the effects vary widely based on industry. The need for clarity was one of Read more
While Atlanta makes its case as a global hub for cybersecurity, seven companies from around the globe will be making theirs to the city’s top chief information-security officers. Seven of the 12 firms selected for an Oct. 4 pitch event are from four countries outside the United States: Israel, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Read more
While still Consul General of Canada for the Southeast on Sept. 5, Louis Blais hosted a farewell reception at the Georgian Club in which she introduced her successor Nadia Theodore, and thanked her supporters before assuming her new post as ambassador and deputy permanent representative to the United Nations. For the estimated 150 attendees whom Read more