Pompeo, Freeland participate in wreath-laying ceremony

August 22 2019 11:30am U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland participated in a wreath-laying ceremony to honour fallen soldiers in Ottawa on Aug. 22. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

U.S. Secretary of State meets with Canadian counterpart Freeland, Prime Minister Trudeau

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland on Aug. 22 in Ottawa. The parties are expected to discuss the issues of the Canadians detained in China, trade…

Dairy farmers to receive $1.75B to offset losses from trade deals

Ottawa has announced $1.75 billion in compensation for Canadian dairy farmers to offset a loss of market share resulting from free trade agreements with Europe and countries on the Pacific Rim. READ MORE: ‘It’s not dairy that is the problem:’…

Economic summit in Saskatoon calls for USMCA implementation

Attendees at a major economic summit in Saskatoon are saying the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA) — known as the new NAFTA — must be implemented. The executive committee of the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER), in a statement, called upon…

New NAFTA won’t get through U.S. congress: Dias

June 2 2019 11:00am Between opposition from U.S. Democrats and the newly announced American tariffs on Mexico, CUSMA isn’t going anywhere, according to Unifor National President Jerry Dias. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Dairy farmers, supply managed sectors to get $3.9B in compensation for CETA, CPTPP – but not NAFTA

Canadian dairy farmers and those in other supply managed domestic sectors will get close to $4-billion in compensation to make up for the hit of new trade deals with Asia and Europe. Story continues below Budget 2019 promised $3.9 billion…

Former Canadian finance minister Michael Wilson dies at 81

Former federal finance minister Michael Wilson died Sunday at the age of 81. His death was confirmed by a statement from the University of Toronto, where Wilson served as Chancellor from 2012 to 2018. Wilson served multiple cabinet positions under…

Trudeau pressed in Quebec City to give more contracts to Davie shipyard

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered an optimistic vision for Quebec but few concrete promises on Friday as he delivered a series of campaign-style speeches in the provincial capital. With the federal 2019 election only months away, he highlighted the Liberals’…