Eu Canada Free Trade

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...