Canada Eu Trade

Canada Begins 'Informal' Trade Talks With Britain Ahead Of Brexit

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2017 | Canada Politics

"We want to offer predictability, stability."

Trudeau Gives EU High Praise.. And A Warning

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada Politics

PM takes pro-trade, anti-protectionist message to European lawmakers.

Leaked Canada-EU Trade Document Aimed At Pacifying Critics: Sources

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada Business

The leaked draft is supposed to accompany the transatlantic deal's final signing later this month in Brussels.

Britain To Push For Canada-EU Trade Deal Despite Brexit: UK Envoy

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Business

It hasn't left the EU yet, after all.

Canada-EU Trade Deal Expected To Take Effect Next Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.29.2016 | Canada Business

Chrystia Freeland says she is confident the agreement will be signed this year.

Trudeau Expects Canada-EU Trade Deal This Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2017 | Canada Politics

It will be a milestone in relations between Canada and the 28-country European block.

2-1/2 Years Later, Canada-EU Trade Deal Gets Revised

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Business

Controversial investor-state dispute tribunal is being revised.

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-U.S.Trade War Thawing?

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Signs of a thaw have emerged in a developing trade battle between Canada and the United States.The Canadian government has won a powerful...

Western Promises

CP | James Keller and Steven Chua, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - A pair of climate-change protesters wearing cheap, thrift-store dress clothing evaded RCMP officers tasked with protecting Stephen Harper ...

Canadians Can't Quite Agree on an EU Trade Deal

Maude Barlow | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada Politics
Maude Barlow

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 agreement. Consistently, between 70 and 80 per cent of respondents say they generally like the idea of a deal.

Charest's Bluff Helped Along Massive Canada-EU Trade Pact

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Like so many other courtships throughout history, this one began with a little embellishment on the first date.Jean Charest has described i...

Harper Sounding Conciliatory: EU Official

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office is sounding more conciliatory about an imminent resolution to the continent's stalled free-trade talks...

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...

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...

EU, Canada See Benefits Of Free Trade In Wine And Spirits

CP | Julian Beltrame and Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canada-Europe trade talks may be stalled on a number of controversial topics, but in one area — wines and spirits — there's been plen...

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...

Keep Her Happy — Or Else

CP | Sylvain Larocque, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Politics

LONDON - Quebec could throw a monkey wrench into any free-trade deal between Canada and the European Union if it's not satisfied with the treaty's con...

Harper Caving On This Issue Could Cost Canadians $900M Per Year

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - As free trade talks with the European Union reach the endgame, Ottawa is signalling it is prepared to give the Europeans at least part of wha...

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...

Canada - EU Trade Negotiations Clouded by ACTA Concerns

Michael Geist | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada Politics
Michael Geist

The Canada - EU Trade Agreement negotiations continue this week in Brussels with both parties hoping to wrap up many outstanding issues. According to information provided by Canadian officials at a briefing earlier next month, the plan is to narrow the areas of disagreement to no more than ten issues, with ministers meeting in Europe in November to try to forge an agreement on the contentious areas.

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...

Merkel To Take Different Stance Than Harper On EU Trade Deal

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Expect German Chancellor Angela Merkel to steer clear of enthusiastic endorsements of Canada's free trade pact with the European Union when s...

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...