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News Government General
August 28, 2020  

As virus rebounds in France, Macron bristles at border rules

Travelling to family gatherings and dance parties blamed for fuelling the recent rise in cases.

News Energy General
June 29, 2020  

Conflicting emotions as France shutters oldest nuclear plant

Germany has long called for the plant to be shut down

News Automotive Government General
May 28, 2020  

France deploys US$8.8B to rescue ailing car industry, focus on EVs

Consumers can get up to 12,000 euros from the government for buying an electric car.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 23, 2020  

France to put on hold digital tax plan, meet with US

Tax applies to the digital business of companies that have global revenues of over 750 million euros

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
October 8, 2019  

Investigators on site of France’s huge chemical plant fire

About 130 complaints have been filed mostly over potential health risks following the Sept. 26 fire.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 19, 2019  

France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus Boeing dispute

Europe is bracing for possible US sanctions over the plane subsidy issue.

News Chemicals General
August 13, 2019  

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

Cleanup work inside Notre Dame, suspended last month for safety reasons, will resume next week.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 11, 2019  

France adopts pioneering tax on tech giants after US threat

Amounts to a 3% annual levy on French revenues exceeding US$28 million.

News Government General
April 16, 2019  

Canada joins new German-France ‘alliance’ that doesn’t include US

Chrystia Freeland offered Canada’s support for the Alliance for Multilateralism during a meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Dinard, France.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 8, 2019  

France to focus on gender equality at G7 summit

Plans a much narrower focus than Canada’s, hoping to make clear and concrete improvements in women’s lives.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 26, 2019  

China, European leaders agree to seek fairer trade rules

Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Paris.

News Government General
November 13, 2018  

Trump suggests France would have been defeated without US

Trump tweeted, “They were starting to learn German in Paris before the US came along.”

News Food & Beverage Government General
September 5, 2018  

UK, French in talks to prevent more scallop clashes

Last week, about 35 French boats confronted five British ones over fishing grounds.

News Food & Beverage Government General
August 29, 2018  

A scallop skirmish erupts between French, British boats

Every year sees problems between French and British fishermen over access to lucrative scallops, official says.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
June 7, 2018  

Trudeau, Macron brace for Trump ahead of G7 with meeting in Ottawa

The two talked strategy on how to handle the unpredictable US prez.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 11, 2018  

Europe isn’t US ‘vassal,’ should trade with Iran: France

Governments scramble to save billions of dollars in trade after US re-imposes sanctions.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
July 4, 2017  

Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in Dover Strait off UK

No casualties or pollution have been reported.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 4, 2017  

Eurozone economy growing at fastest rate in 6 years

Growth broad-based across manufacturing, services and countries.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
March 27, 2017  

Total invests in $1.7B Texas energy site

Investment is part of the company’s strategy to benefit from what it calls “a friendly business environment” under President Trump.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
December 5, 2016  

Bombardier wins US$370M Paris commuter train order

Order flows from the 2006 framework agreement for up to 372 trains.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 31, 2016  

Coca Cola factory workers find smuggled cocaine in shipment

Sacks containing 370 kilograms of cocaine hidden in shipping container holding orange juice.

News Manufacturing General Technology
May 17, 2016  

France to deploy anti-drone technology to protect Euro 2016

No-fly zones will be declared over all 10 stadiums as well as training grounds for the 24 teams.

News Automotive Energy Government General
January 19, 2016  

Renault recalls 15,000 cars for emissions fixes

Previous tests weren’t conducted in real driving conditions, so insufficient.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 18, 2016  

French president declares economic emergency

France unveils $2.2 billion plan to revive hiring and catch up with the global economy.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
January 13, 2016  

GE cutting up to 6,500 jobs in Europe

French government says cuts raise questions about the conglomerates pledge to create jobs following its massive Alstom acquisition.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
December 7, 2015  

NB premier to address commerce chamber to build trade ties

Brian Gallant says CETA will encourage increased trade between France and New Brunswick.

News Energy Government General Operations Production Sustainability
September 21, 2015  

Britain guarantees $3B Chinese investment in new nuclear plant

Officials hope the move encourages China-backed EDF Energy to build Britain’s first new nuclear power station in two decades.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Operations Sustainability
August 13, 2015  

Vermilion looking for acquisitions to bolster global portfolio

CEO says there’s a disconnect between what sellers and buyers consider a fair price.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations
June 26, 2015  

Attack at French gas factory leaves 1 beheaded, 2 wounded

Officials say they have a man in custody with ties to a French Islamic Radical group.

News Energy General Operations Sustainability
July 30, 2014  

Boralex acquires 14 MW wind power project in France

Deal includes a 15-year power sales contract with EDF France

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
February 19, 2014  

Chinese automaker Dongfeng, France to invest $1.1B in Peugeot

Struggling automaker intends to boost sales in fast-growing Chinese market

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
September 30, 2013  

Canadian Natural picks Total as partner in SAfrican offshore project

Oil play covers 19,000 square kilometres with water depths ranging from 200 to 1,800 metres.