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Erdogan presses Trudeau on free trade

Ankara's full-court press included prime minister, foreign and economic ministers and ambassador.


Trudeau marks 45 years of Canada-China diplomatic ties

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended a reception to mark the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and China hosted by Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion and Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui on Jan. 27 at the John G. Diefenbaker Building. Embassy Photos: Sam Garcia


Emerson report on transportation to be tabled by spring

Garneau mandate includes 'full review of the Canadian grain transportation system' as response to report.


Liberals operating ad hoc cabinet committee on defence procurement

Committee chaired by Environment Minister Catherine McKenna.



Liberals may explore registration system for extra copyright protection in TPP

Copyright lawyers split over potential to provoke an investor challenge.


Legislative lookahead: What to expect in 2016

The Trudeau government is set to tackle a range of international issues during this spring's parliamentary debates, from complex trade deals to immigration and refugees, terrorism, citizenship, border security, foreign aid and more.


Small fish in a big pond: Future of navy lies in balance of defence review

Officials must decide whether the Royal Canadian Navy will retain its ability to have even 'relative prominence' overseas.


Canada still paying rent in Syria, but not in Iran

Hundreds of thousands of dollars still being paid to Damascus landlords every year; no embassy for Canada to go back to in Tehran if ties re-established.


For refugee claimants in small cities, it’s an uphill battle, say lawyers

They face unequal access to government and legal supports.


EU turns the screws on Canada over visas

Planning a European vacation next year? You may need a visa.


Dairy, auto parts groups see risk, opportunity in China trade talks

Labour lobby warns against a one-way deal.


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