After South Korea, trade eyes turn to Japan

Japan’s protected agricultural sector may be less of a barrier now, say observers.

The copyright bill and the chocolate bar loophole

Parallel imports tied to cross-border pricing efforts.

Canada dispatches digital diplomacy devotee to Caracas

Government takes measured response to unrest in Venezuela.

As the spying scandal fades, Brazil and Canada ties remain

Brazilian diplomat to end his career in Ottawa.

Liberal resolution proposes splitting foreign affairs

All policy resolutions will be seriously considered, says Garneau.

New intellectual property treaties seen as path to TPP

More foreign intellectual property will be enforced in Canada, says one analyst.

Foreign-worker changes concern immigration lawyers, business

Proposed restriction for use in ‘high-unemployment regions’ raises eyebrows.

Colombian legal activists say Canada violates trade deal

But trade lawyers and the Colombian ambassador say Canada is right to interpret its human rights reporting requirements the way it is.

Fast-rising Ethiopian envoy heads new Ottawa embassy

At 38, she’s already navigated a couple sink-or-swim career moves.

Lowered defence spending will cost Canada: Analysts

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says the money was being deferred because the government wasn’t ready to spend it.

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