OTTAWA - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Beijing this week seeking deeper ties with China but a dispute over canola exports, government divisions over China policy and the case of a detained citizen look set to limit his gains. China welcomed last year's election victory by Trudeau's
OTTAWA - A dispute over Canadian canola exports to China intensified on Thursday when Beijing criticized Ottawa's insistence that bilateral relations could not improve until the matter is settled. The situation is threatening to mar Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's offici
OTTAWA - Large parts of a free trade deal between Canada and the European Union should come into force next year, Canada's trade minister said on Tuesday, even though the EU's executive commission opted against fast-track approval
OTTAWA - There are no guarantees a free trade deal between Canada and the European Union will come into force and a lot of hard work still needs to be done, Canadian Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Thursday.
OTTAWA - Canada said it was lifting some sanctions against Iran, including a ban on financial services, imports and exports, thereby allowing companies such as plane maker Bombardier Inc to compete against rivals.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's official environmental watchdog on Tuesday expressed concern that authorities were allowing the long-term use of pesticides linked to bee deaths despite not having enough information about the products. The federal health ministry's agency responsible for pesticide regulation can grant a five-year provisional license to some products to give manufacturers time to provide more information.
OTTAWA - Canada added a greater-than-expected 22,800 jobs in December, in part making up for heavy losses in the previous month, while the unemployment rate stayed at 7.1 percent, welcome news for an economy hit hard by low oil
MANILA (Reuters) - Canada's new Liberal government is reviewing a $3.2 billion (C$4.3 billion) package designed to compensate farmers for losses they might incur under a new Pacific trade deal, Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters on Wednesday. Freeland's remarks add to the uncertainty over whether the Liberals will ratify Canada's participation in the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, which was negotiated by the previous Conservative government. The Liberals, who won a federal election last month, say they are examining the 6,