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Asia-Pacific Trade Deal Inching Closer

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada Business

BEIJING, China - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and 11 other world leaders said Monday they're inching ever closer to an agreement on the proposed Asia...

Harper's Trip to China Could Be Good News For Falun Gong Practitioners

Paul Hong | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Politics
Paul Hong

Despite their relatively small numbers in Canada, practitioners of the Falun Gong and their supporters have been very active, even getting meetings with multiculturalism minister Jason Kenney. Parliament's Subcommittee on International Human Rights also heard from individuals on the issue of organ transplants and the treatment of Falun Gong members.

Harper Signs Controversial Trade Deal With China

CP | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada has ratified the contentious Foreign Investment Protection Agreement with China.International Trade Minister Ed Fast says the deal, kn...

What Does the APEC-CEO Summit Reveal About Canada's Trade and Investment Future?

Peter Hall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

Nearly every speaker made reference to the disappointing global growth of recent years, and the recent slowing of Emerging Asia. Nonetheless, all took comfort in the observation that growth will be faster in the Asia-Pacific region than anywhere else on the planet. The contagion of Western pessimism seems to have stopped at Asia's door.

Stephen Harper Has Some Style Cred

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada Style

Prime Minister Stephen Harper isn't generally known for his sense of style (unless we're talking about his "Gangnam Style"). Unlike Liberal MP Just...

'Gargantuan' Investment Pledge From Malaysia

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

NUSA DUA, Indonesia - Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrived in Bali for an Asia-Pacific leaders' summit Sunday bearing what could be called a $36-bill...

Harper Arrives At APEC, Bearing A Message For China

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Politics

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Canada is pressing its Russian APEC host to reconsider its support for the regime in Syria.Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird r...

There's Going To Be A Lot To Talk About

CBC | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives today in Vladivostok, Russia, for APEC 2012, the gathering of leaders from the countries belonging to the Asia-P...

Pacific Trade Deal Would Have Far-Reaching Consequences For Canadians

CBC | Posted 01.15.2012 | Canada Business

The Harper government's sudden desire to be part of a potentially sweeping new free-trade deal with Asia-Pacific countries and the U.S. c...

Co-operating on Security Shouldn't Sacrifice Privacy

Jennifer Stoddart | Posted 01.14.2012 | Canada Politics
Jennifer Stoddart

As discussions between Canadian and American officials on perimeter security deal have intensified, it's very important that any perimeter security deal ensure that the collection, use and disclosure of Canadians' personal information continue to fall under Canadian standards of protection.

Harper Expresses Disappointment In Meeting With Obama

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2012 | Canada Business

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Canada has emerged from meetings with Asia Pacific nations with one foot firmly facing East in search of new economic opportunities...

'Three Amigos' Meeting Cancelled

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2012 | Canada Politics

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The abrupt cancellation of a meeting between leaders of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico this weekend is opening up an opportunity for a...

Canada Left Out Of Talks On Asia-Pacific Free Trade Area

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Leaders of 21 global economies, including Prime Minister Stephen Harper, are on their way to Hawaii for the next round of APEC meetings.But w...