Germany Puts Canada-EU Trade Deal On Hold: Reports

Germany Puts Canada-EU Trade Deal On Hold: Reports

09.25.2014
On the eve of a summit between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and European Union leaders, Germany has signalled it’s putting the Canada-EU...
Canada's Free Trade Needs Some Work

Canada's Free Trade Needs Some Work

08.29.2014
In the midst of this new day of free trade between nations, it is precisely the right time to take a close look at our own back yard, and...
Free Trade Agreements Attack Democracy And Human Rights

Free Trade Agreements Attack Democracy And Human Rights

08.25.2014
At the Peoples Social Forum, six representatives of prominent civil organizations were heard. These organizations consider that the agreement...
Canada-EU Deal Leaked, And Guess What, We Caved

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

Daniel Tencer  08.13.2014
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...
Canada-EU Trade Deal Finalized

Canada-EU Trade Deal Finalized

08. 5.2014
OTTAWA - Negotiators working on Canada's free trade deal with the European Union have finalized the long-awaited text of the agreement. The...
So What To Happened To All Those Trade Deals, Ed?

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

Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press  05.29.2014
OTTAWA - Only technicalities stand in the way of Canada concluding major trade and investment agreements with Europe and China despite...
What Canada's Export Numbers Tell Us About Global Demand

What Canada's Export Numbers Tell Us About Global Demand

04. 9.2014
Last week's merchandise trade figures were pretty impressive, all things considered. Weather has wracked a lot of January and February...

Why Free Trade Agreements Grow Canadian Business

03.28.2014
Policies that restrict competition ultimately act to the detriment of Canadian firms and their workers. Free trade agreements like CETA...
NDP on CETA: Details Matter

NDP on CETA: Details Matter

12.13.2013
So while Europe is undoubtedly a good trade partner, the question is: have the Conservatives negotiated a good deal for Canada? The answer...

Harper, Learn to Balance Your Desire For Profit With Our Democratic Rights

12.11.2013
According to our poll, 54 per cent of Canadians said they oppose giving special protections to EU firms, "similar to the protections American...
Canadians Can't Quite Agree on an EU Trade Deal

Canadians Can't Quite Agree on an EU Trade Deal

11.29.2013
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...
Canada Should Sign a Free Trade Deal with Japan Too

Canada Should Sign a Free Trade Deal with Japan Too

11.14.2013
When concluded, the Canada-Japan EPA would create a year-on-year multi-billion-dollar gain for the Canadian economy. A joint study by Canada...
Moving in the Right Direction on Intellectual Property Protection

Moving in the Right Direction on Intellectual Property Protection

11.14.2013
Focusing only on the cost increases associated with stronger (but still lagging) intellectual property protection for pharmaceutical innovators...
Why CETA is Little More Than a Corporate Bill of Rights

Why CETA is Little More Than a Corporate Bill of Rights

11. 7.2013
Under CETA Canada will lengthen the time drugs remain under patent, which is expected to drive up already high Canadian pharmaceutical...