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Canada’s Alberta province files trade challenge over scrapped Keystone XL pipeline
The Canadian province of Alberta formally initiated a trade challenge to recover its investment in the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which was scrapped in 2021 after the United States cancelled a key permit.
UK will be told to lift ban on hormone-treated beef to join key trade bloc, leaked memo suggests
Canada asked some probing questions and stated this will be an important issue for Canada in judging the UK’s compliance with CPTPP.
Trade agreements are colonial tools to control lands, resources and labour, says Canadian activist Stefan Christoff
Interview with Stefan Christoff, media maker, musician and community activist living in Montreal.
New Zealand cheers Canada’s loss in dairy dispute and calls for ’significant reform’
Canada has repeatedly broken its promise to let foreign cheese and butter flow more freely into the country, officials say
Canada joins Mexico’s official complaint arguing US violating trade pact over auto parts provision
Canada is joining Mexico’s official complaint requesting a dispute settlement panel to resolve a claim that the US is violating the new NAFTA by insisting on a stricter interpretation of a key provision on auto parts.
Taiwan, Canada to start talks on investment agreement
Taiwan and Canada have agreed to start talks on an investment protection agreement, both governments said on Monday, part of the Chinese-claimed island’s efforts to boost ties with fellow democracies in the face of growing pressure from Beijing.
US wins Canada trade spat as panel says dairy rules defy pact
The US notched a victory in a spat with Canada over dairy trade, with a dispute-settlement panel finding that the nation’s allocation of American lower-tariff imports violates their agreement.
Devas seizes $6.8 million worth of AAI property in Canada
The shareholders had sought the right to seize all sum or moveable property of India and/or AAI being held by the International Air Transport Association.
Zelensky: We have to expand free trade agreements with EU, Canada, Israel
President of Ukraine points out the need to expand free trade agreements with the European Union, Canada, and Israel, and expects to sign FTA with Turkey early next year.
FTA talks with Canada next year; GCC wants trade pact with India: Piyush Goyal
India will launch talks for a free trade agreement with Canada next March or April and that all countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council have approached New Delhi to begin negotiations.
India pushes renewed trade talks in aftermath of Canada-China tensions
Canada and India are quietly setting the stage to reboot formal free-trade talks as the Trudeau government seeks economic alternatives to China following the dispute over the Meng Wanzhou-two Michaels affair.
foodwatch submits complaint to the European Ombudsman against CETA
The complaint addresses the lack of transparency and democratic deficits of the CETA committees’ work.
Greenpeace urges Canada to drop trade deal to save the Amazon
An environmental group is pleading with the Canadian government to reject a controversial trade deal it says would further fuel deforestation in the Amazon in a new letter addressed to Canada’s minister of foreign affairs.
Keystone pipeline developers seek $15 billion from US for cancellation
Developers of Keystone XL are seeking to recoup more than $15 billion in damages connected to President Joe Biden’s decision to yank a permit for the border-crossing oil pipeline even after construction began.
Canada, South Asian bloc to begin free-trade talks in effort to diversify from China
Canada is launching free-trade talks with a major group of southeast Asian countries as it seeks to diversify from China and find new ways of coping with a snarled global supply chain.
Cabinet okays Asean-Canada FTA framework
The cabinet yesterday approved the negotiation framework for the Asean-Canada free trade agreement (FTA), hoping the pact will help open a gateway for Thailand into North America.
Ukraine, Canada agree to start talks on revision of FTA agreement
The talks include cross-border trade in services, financial services, investments, telecommunications, and other sectors.
Canada wants to deepen trade ties with ASEAN
A free trade agreement between the ASEAN and Canada will be a win-win for all sides, particularly in the context of economies that are struggling to come out of the pandemic, Canada’s Prime Minister said.
Colombia: Environmental defenders criticise ISDS tribunal decision favouring Canadian mining giant
While the tribunal has yet to make a decision about compensation to be paid, Eco Oro Minerals is claiming nearly $700 USD million.
The false hopes and empty promises of investment treaty modernization
A Canadian company’s successful challenge to a precautionary mining ban in Colombia shows how little investor–state dispute panels care about the right to regulate.