In Canada, merchants pay much more than businesses in other parts of the world for accepting credit card payments.
Having negotiated and signed a free-trade deal (CETA) with the European Union, what's stopping us from taking this project a step further?
We simply can't afford that so many women in Germany leave the work force once they have children, not returning at all or more importantly not to their full potential. This is not just an issue regarding female rights or female empowerment. It's an economical need.
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The vote comes at a time when populist parties in Europe and President Donald Trump in the United States, have been looking increasingly inward.
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CETA, the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, has everyone talking about Canada in Brussels, the EU capital, ahead of February 15's vote - and it's not always good. So, here is a tip for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ahead of his Thursday speech at the European Parliament.
"In a democracy, you respect the result but you do not wave the white flag and give up."
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The cold truth is this: Europe's winter weather has set in quicker than its leaders were able to make decisions on how to protect these people. For many migrants and refugees, the shores of the Mediterranean aren't just arrival points. They have actually become semi-permanent homes.
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Ted Malloch compared the European Union to the Soviet Union in a BBC interview.
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Ever toyed with the idea of picking up a new car at the factory in Europe and touring around for a few weeks? Or did you assume that was something from a by-gone era? In truth, it is mostly a thing of...
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The whole speech was an hymn for democracy, aiming to remind us that after all this time, since democracy was first born here in Greece, its flame still fuels the progress of our society. He reminded us that democracy is neither perfect, nor complete.
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Right-wing fascist group Golden Dawn attacked refugees and set fire to Souda camp on Chios island on Wednesday night. According to eyewitnesses, approximately sixty members of the group descended on the camp around 01:00, launching a series of flares and throwing large rocks before setting fire to several tents.
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An agreement was struck between Belgium and its holdout region of Wallonia.
German court rejects challenge to EU-Canada free trade pact.
The agreement has faced opposition in Europe.