News Government Manufacturing General
October 2, 2020  

Champagne will stop arms exports to Turkey if rights abuse uncovered

Responding to allegations Turkey is involved in this week’s renewed fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

News Manufacturing General
September 14, 2020  

Canada hopes to avert new US tariff war, but is ready to fire: Champagne

Foreign affairs minister believes the standoff is an opportunity to figure out new ways to bring manufacturing back to life across North America.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 24, 2020  

Champagne challenges Beijing, insists empty planes left China

Foreign minister pushes for virtual access to two imprisoned Canadians.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 20, 2019  

Champagne set to put traits to the test as foreign minister

Easygoing manner belies his own ambitious rise in business and international-trade law.

News Government General
April 25, 2019  

As waters rise, Champagne offers fast track reviews for flood projects

The “disaster mitigation and adaptation fund” was set up two years ago to dole out $2 billion over a decade.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 25, 2018  

Trade missions for women, Indigenous, LGBTQs in 2018: minister

Idea is to promote the interests of those who have been ignored in the past.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 9, 2018  

No special treatment for US if it wants to rejoin TPP: official

Senior Trump administration officials have said recently they’re looking at ways to possibly rejoin the pact.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 8, 2018  

Canada chasing South American Mercosur trade deal after signing new TPP

Champagne says negotiations with Argentina, Brazil, Uraguay and could begin in earnest in the next 10 days.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 21, 2018  

New TPP could hurt NAFTA talks because of impact on auto sector

Global Affairs Canada analysis predicts lower US imports into Canada.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
February 14, 2018  

Liberals shake up Crown corporation after Philippines helicopter deal

Review of the now cancelled deal ordered after it was revealed they would be used for “internal security operations.”

News Construction Government Manufacturing General
February 13, 2018  

Aecon sale faces federal reviews encountered by Potash Corp., Norsat and others

Cabinet has ordered a further investigation of the deal under the Investment Canada Act.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
February 7, 2018  

Champagne orders review of controversial helicopter deal with the Philippines

Review follows comments from a Philippine military official that the aircraft would be used for internal security operations.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 22, 2018  

Canada will be constructive, innovative at NAFTA negotiations: Champagne

But US peeved about Canada’s recent sweeping WTO complaint, progressive focus.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 17, 2018  

Feds create ombudsman to keep tabs on corporate behaviour abroad

Will work towards resolving conflicts between local communities and Canadian companies.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 23, 2017  

Canada seeks ‘coalition of the willing’ on Asian trade, post TPP

Government looking at potentially pursuing a separate deal with Japan