Canada Europe Trade

Trade Minister Heading On Tour To Save Canada-EU Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Politics

The agreement faces opposition in Europe from left and right.

EU Quietly Asks Canada To Rework Trade Deal's Investment Clause

CBC | Posted 01.21.2017 | Canada Business

European Union officials quietly approached Justin Trudeau's new government last fall with a request to revisit the controversial investment protection clause in the Canada-EU trade deal.

Belgian Princess Visits Western Canada To Increase Trade, Investment

CP | Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"The trade is there, the investment is there. But the opportunities need to be even more explored in Western Canada where we have, perhaps, been less visible."

Harper Pushes Canada-EU Trade Pact On First Day Of G7 Summit

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2016 | Canada Business

Harper's office said he used the opening G7 working session on the fragile global economy to call for swift implementation of the deal, which he said would create jobs.

World Is Watching Canada, EU Iron Out Trade-Deal Kinks: WTO Head

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.11.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The director of the influential World Trade Organization says nations around the planet are keeping a close eye on how Canada and the Europe...

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.

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...

Canada's Banks Threatened By EU Trade Agreement: Documents

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A leaked draft of part of the Canada-Europe trade talks shows that Canada's vaunted banking system is on the negotiating table.The Canadian P...

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...

EU's Demands Would Cost Canadians Billions: Federal Study

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.14.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Confidential federal research on free-trade talks with Europe shows that giving the European Union just one part of what it wants on drug pat...

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...

Euro Crisis Comes to Us

Andrew Pyle | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Business
Andrew Pyle

While last week ended on a positive note in terms of Europe's handling of its fiscal crisis, Canadians need to focus their concern on the so-called indirect effects from Europe's woes. The reality is that Europe has a very small footprint when it comes to Canadian trade abroad.

Seal Hunt Has Repercussions for Canadians and the Economy

Sheryl Fink | Posted 08.14.2011 | Canada
Sheryl Fink

Evidence of outrageous cruelty and poor enforcement confirms that the Canadian government and the sealing industry continue to ignore concerns about inhumane killing raised by the European Union. And the repercussions to all Canadians -- and the Canadian economy -- could be severe.