Eu Canada Free Trade

NDP And Labour Must Heed Blue-Collar Fury That Fuelled Trump Win

Sid Ryan | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Politics
Sid Ryan

There are lessons for the New Democratic Party and the Canadian Labour Congress in the stunning defeat of Hillary Clinton. The NDP should grow a backbone and learn to more vigorously fight trade agreements such as the CETA and TPP because workers in this country are suffering just as much as their American counterparts.

EU Nations Fail To Ratify Canada Trade Deal, But 'Hang In There'

CP | Raf Casert, The Associated Press | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Business

Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland remains "cautiously optimistic" about the deal.

Canada-EU Free Trade Deal Takes A Big Step Closer To Reality

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Business

German court rejects challenge to EU-Canada free trade pact.

German Court To Rule On Canada's Trade Deal With Europe

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada Business

Thousands of Germans have joined the legal battle against a deal with Canada.

Canada-EU Trade Deal Looks Like Europe's Next Big Rift

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Business

The Canada-EU trade deal has become a litmus test for European integration.

EU Weighs Visa Measures Against Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2016 | Canada Politics

An official pledged to "continue pursuing a balanced and fair outcome."

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

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Business

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 were pos...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Harper Keeps Details Of Trade Deal Under Wraps

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

BRUSSELS - After four years of opaque negotiations, the lid remains sealed on major parts of Canada's contentious free-trade deal with Europe."This is...

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...

EU Calls Out Harper Over Trade Deal

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada Business

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland - Canada has publicly been called on the carpet by the European Union for holding up free-trade talks.EU trade spokesman...

Harper Makes Unexpected Admission About EU Trade Deal

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Business

PARIS - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and French President Francois Hollande are acknowledging the "difficult" nature of free-trade talks between Cana...

Harper's CETA Priority Is to Protect Big Corporations, Not Human Rights

Dave Coles | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada Politics
Dave Coles

The government's position on CETA seems to be that moves benefiting multinational corporations are good policy, but nominal human rights commitments are cumbersome or even a threat. What does this say about the Conservatives' priorities?

Tories Fear What Will Happen When EU Banks Arrive In Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Financial services are proving to be one of the few key remaining issues stubbornly holding up a free trade agreement between Canada and th...

Harper Accused Of ‘Bullying' Provinces

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Business

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been accused of “bullying” provincial governments into signing on to the Canada-EU free trade deal, after Newfou...

Canada Giving EU Better Trade Deal Than Provinces Give Each Other?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Business

The practice of Canadian municipalities “buying locally” will disappear with the signing of a Canada-EU free trade deal, and provincial developmen...

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...

Will Canada-EU Trade Deal Keep Generic Drugs Off Shelves?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The return of Parliament after a long, hot summer may be getting the attention, but it's another kind of political re-start Monday that is li...

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...