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Prime minister confident of new trade deal with U.K. by year’s end

A post-Brexit trade agreement between Canada and the U.K. will very likely be in place by the end of the year, according Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.  Although the United Kingdom left the European Union in January, the terms of the »

Economy, International, Politics

Canada signs Trans-Pacific Partnership deal in New Zealand

International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in a ceremony in New Zealand. Signing the free trade agreement is in Canada’s interest even if the Liberal government doesn’t ratify the deal in the end, Freeland said. Speaking »

Economy, International, Politics

Canada will sign TPP deal next week: Trade Minister

Ottawa will sign the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal at a meeting next week in New Zealand, Canada’s International Trade Minister confirmed Monday. But in an open letter posted on her department’s website Chrystia Freeland wrote that signing the treaty with »

Economy, International, Politics

Chrystia Freeland’s TPP tightrope act

Canada’s International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has quite a balancing act on her delicate hands when it comes to the Trans-Pacific Partnership. On the one hand, the former top-notch journalist, turned politician, has to balance the fact that the trade »