Canada Eu Free Trade

Canada-EU Deal Leaked, And Guess What, We Caved

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Business

A German news show has published what it says is the text of the Canada-EU free trade deal. More than 520 pages of the 1,500-page document were pos...

Canada-EU Trade Deal Finalized

CP | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Negotiators working on Canada's free trade deal with the European Union have finalized the long-awaited text of the agreement. The final w...

European Country To Reportedly Reject Canada, EU Trade Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The Harper government isn't responding directly to a report that Germany is set to reject Canada's long sought after trade deal between Can...

Bad News, Canadian Carmakers

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's free trade deal with Europe will almost certainly be a winner for some sectors, but Ontario's automakers can expect the mostly one-w...

EU Documents Boast Of Getting One Up On Canada

CP | Julian Beltrame and Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A European Union analysis of the just-completed trade agreement with Canada suggests the EU gained more than it expected — and might have s...

One Way The EU Is Getting A Better Deal Than Canada

CP | Mike Blanchfield and Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - European exporters will save about three times the amount of duty payments compared with their Canadian counterparts in a landmark free-trade...

Media Bites: Will EU Free Trade Put Harper in the History Books?

J.J. McCullough | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Prime Minister Harper finally has his very own tombstone-ready one-liner, too: "he got us free trade with the Europeans." That seems to be the consensus bouncing around the Canadian punditocracy at the moment, at least. Everyone agrees this trade deal rules. An estimated 80,000 new jobs, an annual $12 billion boost to GDP, cheaper vino from Italy, yadda yadda. But perhaps there's another story here, too.

No Changes, No Vote On EU Deal

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadians will soon get a chance to view the text of the recently announced trade deal with the European Union, but aren't likely to have an ...

Mulcair Suspicious Of Harper's Timing

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is questioning the timing of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's trip to Brussels to sign an agreement in principle on a Canad...

What You Need To Know About ‘Wayne Gretzky Of Trade Deals'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.19.2013 | Canada Business

Prime Minister Stephen Harper preliminarily signed a landmark free trade agreement with the European Union on Friday, ushering in a political process ...

PQ Supports New EU Free Trade Deal

CP | Julien Arsenault, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Provincial support for the Canada-Europe trade pact was only achieved after a stressful moment over Thanksgiving turkey this week.It was du...

Harper Keeps Details Of Trade Deal Under Wraps

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

BRUSSELS - After four years of opaque negotiations, the lid remains sealed on major parts of Canada's contentious free-trade deal with Europe."This is...

Althia Raj

Harper To Wrap Up Major Free Trade Deal In Brussels

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper is heading to Europe to conclude a free trade deal with the European Union on Friday. Negotiations over t...

On The Brink Of A Major Trade Deal

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Business

Canada is poised to wrap up talks on a free trade agreement with the European Union, the largest trade deal the country has negotiated since NAFTA. ...

Canada Resists Human-Rights Clauses In Trade Deal

The Huffington Post Canada | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — There's a new pothole on the long, bumpy road towards a Canada-Europe free trade deal: whether human rights and weapons of mass destruction...

Harper Sounding Conciliatory: EU Official

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office is sounding more conciliatory about an imminent resolution to the continent's stalled free-trade talks...

Harper Can't Or Won't 'Tango' With Europe: EU Envoy

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - With negotiators poised to meet next week in Ottawa, the European Union is once again ratcheting up the pressure on Canada to conclude long-r...

EU Calls Out Harper Over Trade Deal

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada Business

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland - Canada has publicly been called on the carpet by the European Union for holding up free-trade talks.EU trade spokesman...

Harper Makes Unexpected Admission About EU Trade Deal

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Business

PARIS - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and French President Francois Hollande are acknowledging the "difficult" nature of free-trade talks between Cana...

Tories Fear What Will Happen When EU Banks Arrive In Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Financial services are proving to be one of the few key remaining issues stubbornly holding up a free trade agreement between Canada and th...

Let Us In On Trade Deals Before They're Done Deals

Senator Percy E. Downe | Posted 05.27.2013 | Canada Politics
Senator Percy E. Downe

It is tempting to think of trade negotiations as technical exercises best left to departmental officials. But the reality is that these agreements can affect regions in profound ways. If Canadians are to be well-served by these negotiations they deserve to have their parliamentarians actively involved in exercising oversight.

Baird Ramps Up War Of Words With Europe

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Business

Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird is telling his European counterparts not to negotiate the Canada-EU free trade deal in the press — and the mi...

Harper's Anti-Green Stance Bad For The Economy: Hall Findlay

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Business

The Harper government’s resistance to environmental regulation has given Canada a “black eye” and is hurting the economy and jeopardizing major ...

Suddenly, A War Of Words Between Europe, Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.21.2013 | Canada Business

The European Union is threatening to shut down a long-awaited trade deal with Canada unless the Harper government offers more in the way of concession...

Keep Her Happy — Or Else

CP | Sylvain Larocque, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Politics

LONDON - Quebec could throw a monkey wrench into any free-trade deal between Canada and the European Union if it's not satisfied with the treaty's con...