The trade agreement disempowers the European Parliament and strengthens the influence of corporations.
The Canadian agriculture sector wants the federal government to make progress on removing technical barriers, five years after the deal was signed.
Canada has expressed preference for a free trade agreement with the ASEAN instead of one with the Philippines, dampening the hopes of some groups that a bilateral trade deal between the two countries will be forged.
Canada’s trade deal with the European Union has been operating in draft mode for five years, raising doubts it will ever be formally implemented.
India’s free trade pact negotiations with the United Kingdom are ‘within touching distance’ of a deal and a similar deal along with a bilateral investment treaty with Canada is expected to be concluded by December, its top trade official said.
International Trade Minister Mary Ng says Canada is formally initiating a challenge against “unwarranted and unfair” U.S. duties on Canadian softwood lumber.
Reaffirming its commitment to an interim trade pact with India, Canada said that the next round of negotiations will be held in September.
Montero Mining and Exploration Ltd. is seeking compensation of CAD$ 90 million from Tanzania over the expropriation of the Wigu Hill Rare Earth Element Project.
We Canadian and German civil society organizations express our continued opposition to CETA, which protects corporate interests at the expense of climate, environmental and social action and democratic decision-making.
The United States and Canada demanded dispute settlement talks with Mexico under a North American trade deal, charging that Mexican energy policies were discriminatory and "undermine" international firms and cross-border supplies.
A majority in the upper house of Dutch parliament voted to approve the European free trade agreement with Canada.
The three parties in Germany’s ruling coalition agreed to ratify the European Union’s free trade deal with Canada, a senior Social Democrats official.
Community radio spaces like CKUT have worked to deepen and reorient the mainstream political conversation in profound ways, slowly shifting the focus toward voices calling for transformative social change and justice.
Canada and India have welcomed the progress in the second round of negotiations towards an interim trade pact.
Minimum core labour standards appear to be a first principle of the US’ IPEF whereas Canada has already signalled to the Indonesian government that worker rights are negotiable in its Indo-Pacific trade deals.
’We will not provide access to our supply-managed sector,’ says Canadian Trade Minister Mary Ng.
The Biden administration is requesting that a second dispute settlement panel be formed under the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to review a trade dispute with Canada over dairy import quotas.
Canada is expected to seek greater market access for agricultural products such as pulses. Both nations may steer away from including sensitive items such as dairy in the trade deal
The Irish Government could come under further pressure in the autumn with a Supreme Court judgment on a legal challenge to the EU-Canada trade deal expected soon.
Canadian mining companies continue to sue developing countries for environmental policies that affect their profitability and often win huge payouts from these poorer countries, a new report states.