Opponents fear deal will worsen standards for food, work and industry.
The agreement faces opposition in Europe from left and right.
European Union officials quietly approached Justin Trudeau's new government last fall with a request to revisit the controversial investment protection clause in the Canada-EU trade deal.
"The trade is there, the investment is there. But the opportunities need to be even more explored in Western Canada where we have, perhaps, been less visible."
Harper's office said he used the opening G7 working session on the fragile global economy to call for swift implementation of the deal, which he said would create jobs.
TORONTO - The director of the influential World Trade Organization says nations around the planet are keeping a close eye
At the Peoples Social Forum, six representatives of prominent civil organizations were heard. These organizations consider that the agreement does not seek to improve trade between countries, but instead are give new special rights to corporations, which undermine the democratic rights of peoples.
OTTAWA - It's an open question whether Canada needs a free trade deal with Europe, but it is more certain that the Harper
MONTREAL - The Harper government isn't responding directly to a report that Germany is set to reject Canada's long sought
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper faced renewed calls Friday to pull back the veil shrouding the controversial Canada