News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 17, 2014  

Ottawa to punish resource firms breaking social responsibility rules abroad

Feds to with withdraw support from mining and energy companies that don’t resolve disputes with local communities.

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May 20, 2014  

Canada to open four new trade offices in China, bringing total to 15

Announcement comes on the heels of a new plan to embed 25 trade commissioners inside Canadian business associations.

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May 13, 2014  

With exports still lagging, what can Canada do to improve trade performance?

Trade minister Fast will unveil plans this week to embed more than 25 trade commissioners in businesses across Canada.

News Forestry General
March 27, 2014  

Softwood lumber exporters to get refunds following ruling

Export charges wrongly applied after 2006 softwood lumber agreement ended.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
November 5, 2013  

Fast says trade deal to advance democracy in Honduras

Agreement eliminates 98% of the tariffs on goods between the two countries.

News Business Operations
November 5, 2013  

Canada, Honduras to sign free trade deal two years after concluding talks

The two countries have minimal bilateral trade activity at the moment, but is up almost 50% since 2007.

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August 21, 2013  

EU trade talks will relaunch in September to complete deal, Fast says

All that is needed is some flexibility on each side to complete a deal this year, trade minister says.

News Business Operations
August 7, 2013  

With Europe on hold, Canada turns attention to trade deals with Asia

TPP would be Canada’s biggest trade deal since NAFTA, encompassing a population of 790 million people.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
July 15, 2013  

Despite stalemate, Fast confident trade deal with Europe will happen

The deal’s state of play is now closer to Canada’s liking, the trade minister says.

News Business Operations
December 15, 2011  

Canada, others widen access to government procurement

Canada and dozens of other industrialized nations have agreed after 14 years of talks to give foreign companies greater access to each other’s government procurement contracts.

News Business Operations
October 19, 2011  

Canada seen as a fumbler by Asia: report

A CCCE report says Canada’s federal government has fumbled lucrative economic opportunities in China and the rest of Asia: it will need to work hard to catch up.