Canada Europe Free Trade

Trudeau To Address European Parliament, Meet With Merkel

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Politics

Leaders to discuss "key foreign policy and commercial priorities."

Trade With India Is Good Politics in Canada

Christopher Sands | Posted 06.14.2015 | Canada Politics
Christopher Sands

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Canada for his first official visit today, drawing attention to the opportunity that India offers for the Canadian economy. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservative government have made global market access a priority, and India, a Commonwealth cousin, is at the top of the list.

Free Trade Agreements Attack Democracy And Human Rights

Michaël Lessard | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada Business
Michaël Lessard

At the Peoples Social Forum, six representatives of prominent civil organizations were heard. These organizations consider that the agreement does not seek to improve trade between countries, but instead are give new special rights to corporations, which undermine the democratic rights of peoples.

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...

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...

Step In Before Europe Free Trade Talks Fail, Harper Urged

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper needs to quickly dispatch his top ministers to Europe to salvage the stalled free-trade talks before it's too l...

The Real Story of Canada's Attitude Toward Food Security

Glen Pearson | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada
Glen Pearson

Since food is that important to the current federal government, I wonder what Mr. Fantino and his cabinet colleagues think about this week's release from the UN's rapporteur on Canada's declining food security. Actually, we already know the answer to that.

Big Pharma Wants Drug Patent Extensions

CP | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — As trade talks with Europe enter the final stretch, Canada's patent drug industry is making a final push to sell their brand of medicine to...

Ontario To Lose Tons Of Jobs Under EU Free Trade: Think Tank

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.20.2012 | Canada Business

Ontario would lose tens of thousands of jobs, see the decline of its manufacturing sector accelerate, and would need to be more dependent on natural r...

Harper: We Need Free Trade With Europe ASAP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Economic concerns at home and abroad will dominate the agenda later this week when German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Canada to meet...

Althia Raj

Negotiator Denies Selling Out Canadians In European Trade Talks | Althia Raj | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada's provinces are no fools and know exactly what they are doing at the negotiating table, Quebec’s lead negotiator in the free trade talks with...

Althia Raj

Provinces 'Selling Us Out' On Trade Deal With Europe | Althia Raj | Posted 07.10.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Canadian provinces are either ill-equipped or incompetent when it comes to defending their rights in a massive and overarching free trade a...

Visa Rules Could Sink Europe Trade Deal

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The European Union warned Thursday that Canada's long-sought free trade deal could ultimately be blocked because of anger in three Eastern Eu...

Canada-EU Free Trade Deal Nearly Done, But Wrinkles Remain

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Free trade talks with the European Union are nearing the "end game," although the most difficult issues still remain on the table, the head o...

Rachel Mendleson

Europe Free Trade Deal Could Cost Up To 150,000 Jobs: CAW | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada Business

With free trade negotiations between Canada and the European Union well underway, Canada’s largest private sector union is deepening its opposition ...

Trojan Horse Protest Stopped

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A protest involving a Trojan horse designed to represent the hidden evils of a Canada-European trade deal has been stopped at the gates to Pa...

Althia Raj

Parma Ham Likely Flashpoint In Trade Talks With EU | Althia Raj | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics

Believe it or not, one of the crucial issues Canada and the EU must solve in their free trade negotiations comes down to some dried pork from Italy. ...

Althia Raj

Canada To Get Short End Of Stick In Trade Deal With EU? | Althia Raj | Posted 12.16.2011 | Canada Politics

As Canadian and European Union negotiators sit down Monday for the ninth round of talks on a sweeping and controversial trade agreement with the EU, T...