Canada Eu Trade

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Next NAFTA?

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.27.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Conservative cabinet ministers and MPs were on another coast-to-coast media blitz Friday — this time to promote a proposed free trade deal ...

What the Government Won't Tell You Today About the Canada-EU Trade Agreement

Michael Geist | Posted 06.27.2012 | Canada Business
Michael Geist

The government is launching an all-out blitz on the proposed Canada - European Union Trade Agreement today with no less than 18 events planned across ...

British PM Pushes Huge Canada-EU Free Trade Deal

CP | Heather Scoffield | Posted 03.27.2012 | Canada Politics

DAVOS, Switzerland - Quick completion of a trade deal with Canada will help Europe regain some of its competitive edge, says British Prime Minister Da...

Why Canadians Should Care About A Euro Collapse

CBC | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada Business

The demise of the euro would deliver a significant blow to the Canadian economy, leading to less trade, higher unemployment and a possibl...

Trojan Horse Protest Stopped

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A protest involving a Trojan horse designed to represent the hidden evils of a Canada-European trade deal has been stopped at the gates to Pa...

Althia Raj

Parma Ham Likely Flashpoint In Trade Talks With EU

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics

Believe it or not, one of the crucial issues Canada and the EU must solve in their free trade negotiations comes down to some dried pork from Italy. ...

Althia Raj

Canada To Get Short End Of Stick In Trade Deal With EU?

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.16.2011 | Canada Politics

As Canadian and European Union negotiators sit down Monday for the ninth round of talks on a sweeping and controversial trade agreement with the EU, T...