Seal deal clears way for EU observer status at Arctic Council

Seal deal clears way for EU observer status at Arctic Council

EU ambassador hoping for rapid confirmation of observership at growing multilateral forum.

How to make the most of a trade mission to China

If the Ontario premier’s trip this month helps create more sustainable partnerships, it will be a Wynne/win.

Virus hurt pork producers more than Russian ban: Analysts

Companies left scrambling at first, but market has bounced back to 'astronomical levels.'

Blindsided by technology

The drop in oil prices is not a transient event; it’s a revolution.

Trade security beyond the US? China may be the only answer

While recent relations have been rocky, China seems the steadiest boat to become Canada’s next great trading partner.

Fast embarks on India trade mission amid stalled talks

Analysts optimistic that ministerial trips can revive dormant trade negotiations.

Korean trade pact could be a sweet deal for icewine

The agreement will scrap all import tariffs on the Canadian delicacy.

Korea deal 'too important to ignore' for Seoul: Envoy

Ambassador says business groups from both sides have resumed regular meetings after lull.

A tale of two trade deals

Leaders say everything is on track at the Canada-EU summit, but storm clouds from Germany have emboldened CETA opponents.

Merger creating human resources headaches at Foreign Affairs

One proposal suggests merging five job categories into one, which could affect salaries, union make-up.

Top Canadian oil firms absent from World Bank carbon price declaration

Shell, BP, Statoil and CNOOC among oil and gas industry signatories calling for carbon pricing.

EU wins political-deal clause that could suspend trade deal

Clause linking human rights to trade included in deal: EU officials.

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October 22, 2014