Taiwan’s inclusion in the TPP could be Canada’s win

Taiwanâs inclusion in the TPP could be Canadaâs win

The TPP without Taiwan will generate limited economic gains because most countries involved already have free trade agreements with each other.

Changing the Canada channel in Asia

This is South Korea’s fourth agreement in this hemisphere. If this were the PanAm games Canada wouldn’t be on the podium.

The Canadian absence

All too frequently, foreign policy authors neglect Canada. Two recent books are good examples of this tendency.

2014: By the numbers

A tally of the year that was in trips, bills, trade deals and more.

Effort to improve sanctions info goes unnoticed by private sector

Industry groups unaware of DFATD initiative to consolidate information on economic sanctions.

When universities go global, everyone benefits

Just 3.1 per cent of full-time undergrads in Canada had an international experience in 2012-13.

South African wine's seal of approval

Certification schemes ensure not only quality but environmental sustainability.

Crown corp hails 'banner' year following major Saudi arms deal

CCC boss Martin Zablocki hopes deal will lead to more Middle East, Latin America, Southeast Asia defence contracts.

Docs highlight ‘governance issues’ at Canadian arms export body

Finance minister briefing notes cite ‘outstanding’ issues at the Canadian Commercial Corporation.

New Zealand wines: Sauvignon blanc and more

The head of the Canada-New Zealand parliamentary friendship group hasn’t tried any, but he expects the NZ high commission might try to change that.

Taiwan looks to Canada for support for TPP seat

TPP members expected to finish deal with existing membership before considering newcomers.

Explore the grape walls of China

More Chinese are drinking wine and producing fine bottles too.

Newcomer Fall 2014

Power and Influence

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November 26, 2014