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Biomass North Development Centre leads Canadian bioproduct innovators to World Bio Markets in Amsterdam

  • Canadian bioproduct innovators will pitch to global brands at World Bio Markets' Canadian Pavilion
  • Tour continues to Stockholm, Sweden for B2B sessions and site tours
  • 5 seats still available - up to 75% reimbursement for eligible delegates

PEIFA Statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

The Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture (PEIFA) is concerned with the recently agreed upon United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).


Canada and U.S. mayors at the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Annual Conference are alarmed at the rhetoric on trade between our two countries.

Civil society groups request Canadian government release NAFTA public consultation results in advance of any agreements

11 organizations urge the federal government to release over 45,000 NAFTA public consultation submissions and fulfil its promises of transparency.

Province Hosts European Union Delegation to Promote Trade and Investment Opportunities

The Manitoba government is hosting roundtable discussions with representatives from European Union (EU) member states to raise awareness of trade and investment opportunities in Manitoba under the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today.

Canada signs Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Chile

Despite suspending the most damaging provisions for the Internet, secrecy surrounding the deal's negotiations fail to provide government transparency or accountability.

Dairy Organizations Urge Congressional Leaders to Underscore U.S. NAFTA Dairy Priorities while in Montreal

The eradication of Canada’s damaging pricing policies and exorbitant tariff barriers must be a key focus of U.S. government trade officials as members of the House Ways and Means Committee head to Montreal this weekend for the fifth round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations, according to the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC).

Green Party of Canada condemns Liberal government decision to sign onto the TPP

The Green Party of Canada is aghast at the Liberal government’s decision to commit Canada to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement without telling Canadians the contents of the deal.

Halifax Chamber to attend Canadian Global Cities Council meeting for a renewed NAFTA

Halifax Chamber CEO Patrick Sullivan will join metro city Chambers and Board of Trade from US, Mexico and Canada in Montreal on January 21 and 22 to demonstrate joint support for the importance of the NAFTA discussions to our business community.

Canada slows down TPP 11, but a deal remains possible

Government’s decision demonstrates citizens’ pressure is working and that they are willing to re-evaluate before moving forward with the new deal.

Patience must be exercised in NAFTA negotiations

As many of you know, Canada is in the midst of negotiations with the United States and Mexico to work on modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). These talks are going to be difficult and lengthy, but Canada continues to put forth a very strong position: to remain steadfast in securing a fair agreement to promote economic growth and to continue to defend the best interests of Canadians.

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Committee to Travel to Mexico and the United States

Committee to discuss Canada’s trade and foreign policy with U.S. and Mexican officials.

Premier Pallister Meets With North Dakota Governor Burgum To Discuss Shared Priorities: Trade, Water, Public Safety

Premier Brian Pallister and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and met today in Fargo to discuss the critical partnership between the United States and Canada as well as several shared interests and key issues facing both jurisdictions including trade, water and public safety.

NMPF Statement on Round 4 of NAFTA Negotiations

“We are pleased that U.S. trade negotiators have told Canada that its problematic dairy policies must be addressed in the negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)."

U.S. and Mexican Dairy Industries Make United Call for NAFTA to Protect and Enhance Free Dairy Trade, While Rejecting Canadian and EU Trade-Distorting Practices

The U.S. and Mexican dairy industries released a unified list of priorities today that includes modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to solidify their strong dairy market partnership, and addressing concerns about Canadian and European dairy policies.

NAFTA renegotiation an opportunity to remove perverse aspects

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), is calling on Canada to strengthen environmental protections and ensure our public healthcare system, water and other resources aren’t threatened in the upcoming NAFTA renegotiation:

Elizabeth May calls on German Greens to reject CETA's investor-state provisions at AGM in Berlin, Germany

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), received a standing ovation following a speech at the Annual General Meeting of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (Alliance 90/The Green Party) – also known as the German Greens – in Berlin on Saturday.

Dairy Groups Pledge to Work with Trump Administration on NAFTA Modernization

Two leading dairy groups said today they will work with the Trump Administration to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to make sure it safeguards open trade with Mexico and confronts increasingly protectionist dairy policies by Canada.

Back from the grave - Secret TPP talks to resume in Toronto

As Toronto hosts two days of high-level TPP talks in an undisclosed location, civil society groups warn that TPP cannot be the basis for Canada's future trade relationships.

Bipartisan Congressional Letter Voices Support for Tackling of Canada’s Protectionist Dairy Practices

Adding to the groundswell of recognition that Canada's protectionist dairy policies are harmful to U.S. dairy exports, a bipartisan group of 68 members of the House of Representatives wrote to President Donald Trump yesterday urging him to insist that Canada comply with its dairy trade commitments, including those under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Ontario Chamber of Commerce Letter to Minister of International Trade

Today the Ontario Chamber of Commerce Network wrote a letter to the Hon. Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, Government of Canada to emphasize the importance of the Canada-U.S. relationship moving into 2017 and beyond. International trade was a major focus of the 2016 presidential campaign.

Border Adjustment Tax

Businesses that export to the U.S. are at risk from a proposal in Congress known as the Border Adjustment Tax (BAT), which would have the same effect as a 20% tariff on imported goods. The measure is part of the tax reform package championed by House Speaker Paul Ryan and supported by the Ways and Means Committee. U.S. Congress will likely introduce the bill in January of this year.

The Canadian Action Party and CETA

The Canadian Action Party congratulates and thanks the people and politicians of Walloon for putting a stop to the signing of CETA this week.

CETA negotiations grind to a halt – for good reason

The Green Party of Canada released the following statement following a breakdown of negotiations regarding the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA):

Official Complaint Initiated in Defence of Interprovincial Trade Rights

Artisan Ales and the Canadian Constitution Foundation Initiate Official Complaint in Defence of Interprovincial Trade Rights.

Canadian Constitution Foundation Case Highlighted in the Economist Magazine

The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) was pleased to see the problems of Canada's unconstitutional inter-provincial trade barriers featured in the July 23, 2016 edition of the Economist, perhaps the most influential global news magazine.

Music, speeches, and a crowdsourced Jumbotron greet Trade Minister Freeland with one clear message: Don’t lock us into the TPP!

Mounting opposition to TPP reflected outside and inside today’s government-hosted Town Hall at the University of Toronto.

Canada-EU trade deal still gives foreign companies upper hand

The "legal scrubbing" of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) - announced today by International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland - does little to prevent foreign investors from suing governments through a custom-made tribunal process.

Trans Pacific Partnership not a done deal, says Elizabeth May

Following Canada's signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership yesterday in New Zealand, the Green Party of Canada is reiterating its staunch opposition to the current trade deal.

As TPP is signed in Auckland casino, campaigners vow “final battle” to prevent massive deal being ratified

Experts warn that extreme TPP intellectual property rules will cost Canadian economy billions, undermine digital rights, and restrict freedom of expression online.

Canada is making a costly mistake by signing on to TPP without any room for negotiation

TPP’s intellectual property provisions threaten Internet freedoms and will cost Canadian economy billions, experts warn.

Final TPP text threatens Internet freedom and will force Canada to overhaul copyright - but will Trudeau go along?

Final text includes provisions to censor the Internet, rob the public domain, and force Canada to import U.S.-style copyright rules

Elizabeth May says TTP deal is dangerous

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party (Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement after news that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would allow milk that includes hormones into Canada:

Greens Unite Across the Pacific: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a Bad Deal for Canada

Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May and International Trade Critic Paul Manly today hosted a news conference with elected representatives from the New Zealand Greens to show they are united in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Mr. Manly is the Green Party candidate for Nanaimo-Ladysmith.

Posh Baby and Kids Canada will be at the ABC Expo in Las Vegas

The ABC Kids Expo is one of largest and most prestigious trade shows for the children's products industry. Dwinguler, one of the leading play mats brands in the world will be attending. As their exclusive Canadian distributor, so will Posh Baby and Kids.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a Bad Deal for Canada

Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May says the new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a bad deal and would be blocked by Green MPs in its current form.

Walker Bay Signs Tender Care Boats as New East Coast Dealer

Walker Bay Boats has a new quality dealer for their RIB's, inflatables kayaks and stand up paddleboards.

Fasten your seat belts - Jump On is making summer airline travel affordable with 14 flights among major Canadian cities including Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto July 2, 7, 9 & 14

Vancouver and Toronto flights are perfectly timed to attend the 2015 Calgary Stampede July 3-12. Albertans can also visit family and friends in Vancouver or Toronto for up to 64%* off scheduled airline fares. Details at Jump On.

Thailand - The Heart of ASEAN Smart Living

Furniture not only refers to a set of moveable objects that make your houses or residences attractive and worth living in, but it also reflects your personal style and taste.

MEDIchair Home Medical Equipment (Peterborough) hosts fundraiser for Ten Thousand Villages and Hospice Peterborough

Local entrepreneurs Allison and Ron Seiderer are donating 150 sq. ft. of their store space to support Ten Thousand Villages and its global practice of providing fair pay and support to artisans for hand-crafted products. 10% of everything sold will also be donated to Hospice Peterborough.

As high-level TPP talks continue in Washington D.C., OpenMedia holds face-to-face meetings with key negotiators to demand end to secrecy

Demands grow to release full text of Trans-Pacific Partnership to enable public debate about proposals that would make the Internet more expensive, censored, and policed.

Axis Systems Group Designs and Builds a National CCTV System

ASG - Axis Systems Group is proud to showcase the multi-server CCTV security surveillance camera and monitoring system for Allied Salvage of British Columbia. A portion of the security design and build project for Allied Salvage and Metals has the ability to connect a CCTV (Close-circuit Television) system to track all transactions (entries and exits) throughout their multiple locations.

Trafalgar Celebrates the Fall European Season with Special Promotional Offer

Travellers can save up to $944 per couple to Italy, Spain, Ireland, Germany and United Kingdom.

Tina's Fall Favourite Finds at the Toronto Fall Home Show

Tina's Favourite Finds at the Fall Home Show Better Living Centre - Thursday October 3 to Sunday, October 6, 2013.

TIFF -Thailand International Furniture Fair 2014 Dates Announced

The Thailand International Furniture Fair (TIFF) has announced the dates and location for the upcoming 2014 event. The yearly event has been organized by Thailand's Office of Fashion and Lifestyle Business Development, the Department of International Trade Promotion, and the Thailand Ministry of Commerce.

Southern Yellow Pine - The Golden Wood

Southern Yellow Pine is a "game changer" for the overseas export markets, and has been the "First Choice Species" for the past three millennia in the North American construction, design and building industries.

Richelieu Takes Best International Design Award at SIDIM 2013

Richelieu received the best international product design award at SIDIM 2013 for the creative, energy-saving Goccia LED closet rod.

Ram UNDERHOOD kit going into production

VMAC V900126 kit

Now new Cummins Diesel 6.7 RAM truck operators can enjoy the compact, powerful benefits of VMAC's latest UNDERHOOD model. The new V900126 kit brings 70 CFM up to 175 PSI of power, ensuring RAM truck drivers get the performance they need from their tools. VMAC UNDERHOOD compressors are reliable in the broadest range of conditions - including anywhere a truck can be driven and operated. Pre-orders show there has been considerable interest all ready in the model.

President of Chile Lands in Toronto to bolster Trade + Investment

Chile, one of the most prosperous countries in the Americas, with a reputation for transparency and stability, is one of Canada's most important trade partners. For the last decade, Canada has been the main source of foreign direct investment in Chile, accounting for one quarter of the total. Most of the investment is related to the mining sector. Total Trade between Chile and Canada reached US$2.5-billion in 2012.

Richelieu Webcasting from SIDIM 2013 in Montreal

Richelieu, a leading North American importer, distributor and manufacturer of specialty hardware and complementary products, will offer free live webcasts for everyone unable to visit the Richelieu booth at the 2013 Montreal International Design Show (SIDIM) design show.

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