Munk Debate: Your foreign policy primer

Conservatives, NDP and Liberals on the issues—and lots of links to Embassy stories—so you can prepare for the Sept. 28 debate.

TPP, trade issues won't affect election, say analysts—but Unifor disagrees

Union calls on Tory candidates in auto ridings to say where they stand on trans-pacific deal.

Deficits? No big deal, say international business groups

Infrastructure spending said to be needed to boost trade.

Why other countries hate Canada’s alcohol laws

Some Canadian laws, practices violate trade law: Lawyers.

Munk Debate: Party leaders need to articulate a role for Canada in the world

The first topic should be each party’s vision of the broad strokes underpinning Canadian foreign policy in the 21st century.

Auto talks underway as TPP clock ticks down

Negotiators must meet before October, says Mexican ambassador.

Foreign-owned companies big players in Canadian trade

Subsidiaries have more connections abroad, say economists.

Political risk, meagre rewards said to have foiled Caribbean trade talks

CARICOM out, CARIBCAN back in as Canada renews earlier deal, despite warning it would not.

Austria’s signature grape, and a zingy red

Their names may be hard to pronounce, but don’t let that turn you away.

Pact's end will leave Canada in softwood jeopardy

Canada is, and should continue, seeking another deal, but this cannot be our only plan.

NDP, Green candidates talk trade, border

A second instalment of our series on federal election candidates with international trade experience.

Low dollar not enough to spur growth, say economists

Infrastructure, cheap airports on business wish list for next government.

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