Quebec pact to reduce carbon footprint greeted with populist backlash
Elite decried for an ecological guilt trip when their own lifestyles were far from sustainable.
US not rushing into Trans Pacific Partnership by year-end deadline
Negotiations in final stages but still some outstanding issues to be decided.
Harper pitches EU trade deal during speech to British Parliament
Negotiators are under pressure to broker a deal before the Europeans turn to free-trade talks with the US.
ASEAN makes progress on creating regional economic bloc
Stalls on South China Sea disputes; China stalls on code of conduct.