World Trade Organization

Selling Europe On The Seal Hunt

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada Business

GENEVA - Canada's northern development minister says it was wrong for the World Trade Organization to uphold a European Union ban on seal products bas...

On Seal Hunt, it's Canada vs. WTO

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

UPDATE: Ottawa will appeal a World Trade Organization ruling that says aspects of Europe's ban on imported seal products undermine fair trade but can ...

Why Are We Bullying The World's Poorest Countries?

Mark Fried | Posted 07.18.2013 | Canada
Mark Fried

We haven't heard much out of the World Trade Organization since 2005, when the US government decided to continue subsidizing corporate farms rather than forge a global trade deal. Yet the WTO machinery keeps grinding on -- and grinding poor countries down.

Fix a Law for Life: Canada's "Medicines for All" Campaign

Richard Elliott | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Impact
Richard Elliott

In the lead up to World AIDS Day 2012 on December 1, Canada's Parliament has the chance to repair Canada's Access to Medicines Regime (CAMR) and finally get the job done. Members of Parliament must make the all-important decision to end partisan political squabbling and vote "yes" for Bill C-398, the bill that will fix CAMR once and for all. Millions of lives hang in the balance.

Will Proposed U.S. Law Spark A Trade War With China?

CP | Scott McDonald, The Associated Press | Posted 12.04.2011 | Canada Business

BEIJING, China - China stepped up its criticism Tuesday of a proposed U.S. law to punish countries with artificially low currencies, saying there woul...

Green Energy Act Sufferers Seeing Red

John Laforet | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
John Laforet

Dalton McGuinty's Green Energy Act has failed to provide the thousands of high value jobs he has spent the last two years claiming it would and Canada's reputation as a free trader is being challenged by important members of the global community. But sadly, it's Ontarians who will clean up the mess.

Obama's Jobs Plan Strains Relations With Canada

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2011 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Call it Buy American, The Sequel.U.S. President Barack Obama's proposed new $447 billion American Jobs Act is aimed at creating much-need...

UN: U.S., European Austerity Leading To Disaster

Reuters | Tom Miles | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada Business

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - The pursuit of austerity measures and deficit cuts is pushing the world economy toward disaster in a mi...