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News Manufacturing Transportation General
July 10, 2020  

Bombardier supports assets sale for EU approval of Alstom’s takeover

Canadian transportation company reaffirms the sale remains on track to close in the first half of 2021.

News Government General
June 24, 2020  

EU lagging behind on climate, gender equality goals

The bloc’s CO2 emissions were reduced by 2.7% from 2013 to 2018 but temperatures kept rising

News Government Manufacturing General
November 6, 2019  

Europeans look to China as global partner, shun Trump’s US

Macron visiting Beijing portrayed himself as an envoy for the whole European Union.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

Europe’s specialty food makers brace for US tariffs

Tariffs on US$7.5 billion on a range of European goods were approved by the World Trade Organization as compensation for illegal EU subsidies to Airbus.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 12, 2019  

European Central Bank launches new stimulus for economy

ECB has had to change its stimulus stance as the global economic outlook has grown shakier.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 17, 2019  

UPDATE: Trudeau pushes CETA in EU leaders’ summit

French National Assembly begins its consideration of France’s ratification bill.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 11, 2019  

NATO and European leaders to visit Canada for meetings with Trudeau

Will speak up for the rules-based international order that relies on treaties and multinational organizations like NATO.

News Manufacturing General
July 2, 2019  

US manufacturing growth slows in June for 3rd straight month

Trade fights with China, Europe and Mexico, as well as an increase in the greenback’s value, have cut into US exports.

News Automotive General
June 27, 2019  

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of restructuring

Ford lost US$398 million in 2018 in Europe.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 26, 2019  

Nova Scotia wants to replicate Chinese trade success with Europe

Province aims to expand ties established through the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 4, 2019  

NATO ministers meet to celebrate 70th anniversary amid rifts

A dispute with Turkey over planned purchase of Russian weapons and defence spending disparities straining alliance.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 26, 2019  

China, European leaders agree to seek fairer trade rules

Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Paris.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
February 7, 2019  

Blocked Siemens and Alstom merger a win for Bombardier: analysts [UPDATED]

Deal could reduce competition in the signaling and high-speed train markets.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 19, 2018  

UK’s May confronts party rebels as EU prepares Brexit summit [UPDATED]

Draft agreement has triggered an avalanche of criticism in Britain and left the prime minister fighting to keep her job.

News Economy General
September 4, 2018  

European automakers claim cutting emissions could cost jobs [UPDATED]

ACEA warns against overly stringent CO2 targets, and unrealistic sales quota for battery electric vehicles.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 31, 2018  

The uncertain future of the Canadian European trade deal

A negative ruling by the EU Court will require a renegotiation of CETA and the ICS.

News Automotive General
July 25, 2018  

GM seeing commodity costs rise in trade war, cuts outlook

Automaker’s take on the year ahead dragged down shares of the entire auto sector.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 12, 2018  

UK releases long awaited and already derided Brexit plan

The plan has infuriated fervent Brexit supporters.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
July 3, 2018  

EU warns Trump: auto tariffs could lead to $300B retaliation

European carmakers create over half a million jobs in the US: EU spokesperson

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 31, 2018  

Trump plans to go ahead with steel, aluminum tariffs on EU

EU has threatened to impose retaliatory tariffs on US orange juice, peanut butter and other goods in return.

News Automotive Government Metals General
May 30, 2018  

Europe expects to be hit by US tariffs on steel and aluminum

EU has threatened retaliatory tariffs.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 9, 2018  

Sanctions on Iran could cost US, European companies billions

Aircraft makers, oil companies and auto manufacturers will be hurt the most.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 13, 2017  

Business chiefs from EU, UK ask May to speed up Brexit talks

Business is concerned with the slow pace of negotiations and the lack of progress.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 21, 2017  

Canada-EU trade enters new era of openness as CETA comes into force

Now over 98% of Canadian goods will be able to enter the EU without tariffs.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 19, 2017  

EU considers sanctions to respond to cyber attacks

Will develop a “cyber-diplomacy toolbox” to respond to malicious activities online.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
May 10, 2017  

Peugeot parent company approves buyout of GM’s Opel

$2.3 billion sale also includes GM’s European auto financing arm.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
May 3, 2017  

Canada to see some ‘modest’ gains from Europe trade deal

Economic gains work out to an average annual income boost of $220 per Canadian, according to a new report.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 17, 2017  

Trudeau tries to calm Trump fears in Europe

Canada viewed as an important bridge builder in EU’s attempt to forge positive relations with the US.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 12, 2017  

German court rejects new challenge to EU Canada trade pact

Says ‘no’ argument that the government hadn’t complied with the conditions it imposed.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
October 31, 2016  

Business groups want technical issues resolved to reap CETA benefits

CFIB says its members see trade with Europe as an key buffer against exclusive reliance on trade with the US.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
October 11, 2016  

US, Europe fray nerves with crackdowns

Companies of interest include Apple, Volkswagen.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
February 4, 2016  

Ford looks to shed hundreds of managers in Europe

Automaker wants to cut administrative expenses and save an additional $200 million annually.