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Canada is one of 11 countries working to make the trade deal a reality.
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The trip marks the prime minister's first overseas bilateral visit since taking office last fall.
The PM-designate is set to make his debut on the world stage.
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BEIJING, China - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and 11 other world leaders said Monday they're inching ever closer to an agreement on the proposed Asia-Pacific trade deal as a crucial year-end deadline...
Despite their relatively small numbers in Canada, practitioners of the Falun Gong and their supporters have been very active, even getting meetings with multiculturalism minister Jason Kenney. Parliament's Subcommittee on International Human Rights also heard from individuals on the issue of organ transplants and the treatment of Falun Gong members.
OTTAWA - Canada has ratified the contentious Foreign Investment Protection Agreement with China.International Trade Minister Ed Fast says the deal, known as FIPA, has been ratified and will come into...
Nearly every speaker made reference to the disappointing global growth of recent years, and the recent slowing of Emerging Asia. Nonetheless, all took comfort in the observation that growth will be faster in the Asia-Pacific region than anywhere else on the planet. The contagion of Western pessimism seems to have stopped at Asia's door.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper isn't generally known for his sense of style (unless we're talking about his "Gangnam Style"). Unlike Liberal MP Justin Trudeau, who dresses to impress with his bright ti...
NUSA DUA, Indonesia - Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrived in Bali for an Asia-Pacific leaders' summit Sunday bearing what could be called a $36-billion vote of confidence from Malaysia's state-owned...
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Canada is pressing its Russian APEC host to reconsider its support for the regime in Syria.Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird registered his displeasure in a meeting here with h...
Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives today in Vladivostok, Russia, for APEC 2012, the gathering of leaders from the countries belonging to the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation. For two days, begin...
The Harper government's sudden desire to be part of a potentially sweeping new free-trade deal with Asia-Pacific countries and the U.S. could have far-reaching consequences for ordinary Canadians, pos...
As discussions between Canadian and American officials on perimeter security deal have intensified, it's very important that any perimeter security deal ensure that the collection, use and disclosure of Canadians' personal information continue to fall under Canadian standards of protection.
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Canada has emerged from meetings with Asia Pacific nations with one foot firmly facing East in search of new economic opportunities and the other kicking its largest trading partner...