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Travel sector uneasy about new screening requirements

Travel sector uneasy about new screening requirements

Canada's electronic travel authorization system would be better than visas, say industry reps, but the devil will be in the details.


Vietnamese government fears 'Black April Day' bill would open up old wounds

Embassy in Ottawa lobbying Parliament to drop private member’s bill.


DND points to 'challenges' with former soldiers talking to media

National Defence monitored 29,519 newspaper articles in 2012-13 fiscal year.


Quebec, 2015 election cited as key to feds’ warming to aid groups

After years of chilly ties, minister’s door is open, say foreign aid reps.



‘Good luck, have the Scotch ready’: Defence Department struggled to meet planning expectations into 2013

DND spending authority for new projects was capped at $1 million until last month: Analyst.


Politics and personality: How countries campaign to lead global groups

International respect, high-level intervention key for successful campaign. 'It gets pretty intense.'


Plenty of foreign interest in Canadian natural gas—for now

Gas extraction projects are free from the foreign ownership restriction imposed on the oil sands. But their future profitability is not guaranteed.


Canada, EU prepare September summit, raising hopes for CETA

Top negotiators have been meeting in Brussels this week to hammer out what are now described as remaining legalistic issues.


Canada warms to mining-hotspot Madagascar

Fast first Canadian minister to visit post-coup Indian Ocean nation.


Some should be more equal than others in visa policy: Analyst

No tears for applicants after government reforms: Kurland.


Decarbonization, growth both possible in Canada: UN report

Emissions in Canada would need to drop nearly 90 per cent from 2010 levels by 2050.


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July 23, 2014

A record of Canada Vietnam relations