Canada Eu Trade Deal

Harper's Free Flight For EU Leaders Wasn't Needed: Official

CBC | Terry Milewski, CBC News | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's offer of a free ride home for visiting European leaders — at a cost of more than $300,000 — is raising eyebrows on...

Harper, EU Leaders: It's A Done Deal

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - European Union leaders said Friday their major trade agreement with Canada has the backing of all 28 EU countries as they firmly dismissed co...

Germany Puts Canada-EU Trade Deal On Hold: Reports

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada Business

On the eve of a summit between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and European Union leaders, Germany has signalled it’s putting the Canada-EU trade deal...

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 09.25.2014 | 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...

So What To Happened To All Those Trade Deals, Ed?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Only technicalities stand in the way of Canada concluding major trade and investment agreements with Europe and China despite growing unease ...

Canada-U.S.Trade War Thawing?

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Signs of a thaw have emerged in a developing trade battle between Canada and the United States.The Canadian government has won a powerful...

Tories Axe Free-Trade Guru Gig

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government says it is cancelling plans to hire an outside consultant to give strategic advice on how it can negotiate free trade a...

Canadians Can't Quite Agree on an EU Trade Deal

Maude Barlow | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada Politics
Maude Barlow

Once every few months, the Canadian public is asked by one polling firm or another how it feels about a Canada-European Union free trade agreement. Consistently, between 70 and 80 per cent of respondents say they generally like the idea of a deal.

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...

Trade Deal Bad News For Drug Costs

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

OTTAWA - The recently announced free-trade deal with Europe will likely cost Canadians hundreds of millions of dollars more for prescription drugs, sa...

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...

We're Having Less Success With A Non-Trade Agreement

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

OTTAWA - Canada and the European Union are hoping the momentum of last week's free-trade announcement will carry over into a troublesome side agreemen...

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 ...

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 ...

CETA A Breakthrough For Economy: Redford

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alta. - Alberta Premier Alison Redford is hailing a trade deal between the European Union and Canada as a breakthrough for the coun...

Charest's Bluff Helped Along Massive Canada-EU Trade Pact

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Like so many other courtships throughout history, this one began with a little embellishment on the first date.Jean Charest has described i...

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 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...

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...

Exploding Debt, Chinese Invasions .. And Mark Carney

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Business

It's been a year of ups and downs for Canadian business. On the downside, the economy grew sluggishly, the long-running housing boom turned to bus...

Harper Caving On This Issue Could Cost Canadians $900M Per Year

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - As free trade talks with the European Union reach the endgame, Ottawa is signalling it is prepared to give the Europeans at least part of wha...