Canada falling behind on corporate accountability
Trudeau government’s global reputation at risk over how Canadian companies do business abroad.
Canada OK with EU plan to help WTO deal with Trump disruption: Carr
Alternative arbitration process would mirror the function of the Appellate Body.
Canada looking for new canola customers, pushing China to verify claims: Carr
Feds are pushing China to allow Canadian delegation to visit China to verify complaints that Canadian canola is contaminated with pests.
Agriculture, trade ministers to testify on Chinese canola issue
Carr said China has yet to provide evidence to back up the claims.
Trade minister Carr betting on LNG to unlock trade in China, Asia
Sees no obstacle in the controversial clause in the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Cabinet ministers meet with Mexican president elect in shadow of trade spat [UPDATED]
Canada’s trade team will need to forge a strong relationship with Mexico’s president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, whom they met July 25.
One year since new softwood duties, Canadian industry doing fine
Predictions of widespread job loss and mill closures haven’t materialized.
Cabinet to hold emergency meeting in bid to save pipeline expansion
The pipeline is within federal jurisdiction, but BC premier is trying to use provincial power to kill the expansion.
Trans Mountain pipeline on hold as pressure mounts on BC to drop opposition
Decision based on the BC government’s legal challenges to the pipeline, the need to protect shareholders.
Canada will do what it must to prevent BC from stopping pipeline: Carr
Says BC is very aware Canada can and will do what it takes to exert its authority to have the pipeline built.
Feds open to helping newsprint producers slapped with US tariff
Carr okay with a global approach similar to what the Liberal government did for the softwood lumber industry.
US cuts to Energy Star could spell trouble for Canadian climate plan
Puts at risk up to one-third of the emissions reductions from the national climate change action plan.
Strong market means little uptake in government softwood
Federal loans and loan guarantees to help producers weather the duties has been limited.
Canada would consider Chinese investment proposals for oil sands: Carr
Tories accuse Trudeau government of currying favour with China to the detriment of national security.
Canada always prevails in US softwood dispute and will again: Trudeau
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says everything is on the table in terms of possible help for the industry.