Canada China Trade

McCallum Aims To Spread Chinese Immigrants Across Country

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Politics

Points to lessons from Syrian refugee plan.

Tory Leadership Candidate Favours Free-Trade Deal With China

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Maxime Bernier said he believes Canada would emerge a winner in any such agreement and be able to increase its exports by $7.7 billion a year.

Trudeau Seeks Free Trade Deal With China

The Globe and Mail | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Business

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intends to play an activist role in promoting Canadian business and investment with a major trade mission to China and I...

Canada Among Countries Most Exposed To Chinese Slowdown

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — A new report says Canada is one of five countries most exposed to China's slowing growth. Geneva-based asset manager Unigestion says Cana...

Wealthy Chinese Entrepreneurs To Get Their Own Montreal Enclave

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.09.2015 | Canada Business

A Beijing-based holding company is moving forward with a plan to build a $1-billion commercial and residential centre in Montreal’s southern suburbs...

Harper Meets With Chinese President Xi Jinping

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.09.2015 | Canada Politics

BEIJING, China - Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Sunday he's raised a litany of concerns with the Chinese in his meetings with the Communist countr...

Harper, Chinese Officials Sign Deals Worth As Much As $2.5 Billion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2015 | Canada Business

BEIJING, China - Stephen Harper and Chinese officials signed a flurry of trade and currency deals on Saturday worth as much as $2.5 billion while tens...

Harper's China Focus

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Politics

HANGZHOU, China - Prime Minister Stephen Harper made the pitch for Canadian exporters on Friday while also extolling Canada as an excellent place to d...

Harper To Focus On Trade During China Trip

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is bound for a country at a crossroads to meet a Chinese political leadership that faces significant political ...

Harper Signs Controversial Trade Deal With China

CP | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada has ratified the contentious Foreign Investment Protection Agreement with China.International Trade Minister Ed Fast says the deal, kn...

Stephen Harper Marks Chinese New Year By Announcing China Trade Boost

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has marked the start of Chinese New Year by saying his government is putting a big emphasis on boosting trade ...

What I Saw In China

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

On a recent trip to China, I heard the president of that nation make a startling announcement. China will rebuild the centuries' old trade route kno...

First Nation's FIPA Challenge Rejected

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A federal court judge has dismissed an application from a small British Columbia aboriginal band trying to stop the Canada-China free trad...

Conservative Infighting Scuttling China Trade Deal: NDP

CBC | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada Business

A delay in the federal government's adoption of a controversial investment treaty with China has energized the Opposition New Democrats, who are oppos...

Fast Facts on Trade in 2012

Peter Hall | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

Normally, this column is forward-looking, but occasionally, it pays to reflect on recent events. Annual merchandise trade data for 2012 are hot off th...

Canada Lagging In China: Business Association

CBC | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada Business

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is now trying to make up for lost time when it comes to Canada's ties with China, and there is a lot of work to do to br...

CEOs Travelled With Harper On Taxpayers' Dime

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Conservative government covered expenses for some of the country's top executives as they accompanied the prime minister around China a y...

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...

Are We Trading Away Our Rights and Environment?

David Suzuki | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada
David Suzuki

Because countries often have differing political and economic systems, agreements are needed to protect those invested in trade. Canada has signed numerous deals. Treaties, agreements and organizations to help settle disputes may be necessary, but they often favour the interests of business over citizens.

What You Should Know About New Trade Deal With China

CBC | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada Politics

The federal government has come under heavy scrutiny from opposition parties and critics alike after Prime Minister Stephen Harper signed an investmen...

China Trade Deal Could Cost Canada: Critics

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government has rejected demands for public hearings on its investment protection agreement with China, leaving the controversial ...

How the Nexen Deal Could Dent Our Pipeline

Diane Francis | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

If the CNOOC/Nexen approval is given, before the Keystone pipeline is approved, a new set of questions for the Americans will be opened up. Letting China Inc. have special access could give President Obama a reason not to approve Keystone, and could also Romney, if he wins, a reason to consider not approving the line as he has pledged to do on Day One.

Did Canada Just Sign A 'Corporate Rights Pact'?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Business

A China-Canada trade agreement the Harper government signed earlier this month amounts to a “corporate rights pact” that will make it harder for C...

Who's the Better Bedmate: China or the U.S.?

Claude Laferrière | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada Business
Claude Laferrière

The perception is that Canada-U.S. relations are piling up with potential court cases and chilling diplomacy. Ignoring or bullying our closest friend and ally to improve our trade with China knowing their political environment and economic system seems quite risky. Does it worth failing our friendship with the U.S.?

There's Going To Be A Lot To Talk About

CBC | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives today in Vladivostok, Russia, for APEC 2012, the gathering of leaders from the countries belonging to the Asia-P...