Chrystia Freeland

Montreal talks could signal beginning of the end for NAFTA

Canadian trade advisers fear Donald Trump is preparing to pull the plug<p>Montreal's round of NAFTA talks could signal the demise of a golden era of …

Canada

Nafta talks extended as fears of US withdrawal mount ahead of Davos

Montreal talks on the Nafta trade agreement have been extended by a day as tension mounts between the three treaty members and after Canada's central bank warned of shocks to the economy, should they fail.<p>Canada, Mexico and the US were due to send officials for renegotiations from January 23 to 28. …

Economy

Trump's 'Stunning' Win Caught Canada's Public Servants Unprepared, Documents Suggest

OTTAWA — Canada's public servants appear to have ignored the possibility of Donald Trump's becoming president of the United States and offered Prime …

Nikki Haley

Canada must give up ‘politically correct, progressive’ agenda if it wants NAFTA deal: Baird

If Canada wants talks for a new North American Free Trade Agreement to make progress, Ottawa must give up some of its “politically correct, …

Assembly of First Nations

Canada PM Trudeau to travel to US to smooth ties

OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to the United States in February to smooth over bilateral relations and save a continental …

Canada

Security, reproductive rights, investment: how politics touched us this week

OTTAWA — Piercing the winter doldrums was the political goal of the week for all three party leaders.<p>Justin Trudeau took to town halls in Quebec and …

Jagmeet Singh

US will attend NAFTA talks even if government shuts down

The United States plans to participate in North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations even if the federal government shuts down.<p>The fate …

Donald Trump

The week ahead: NAFTA talks resume, U.S. rules on Boeing-Bombardier dispute

Noah Zivitz<p>Managing Editor, BNN<p>Follow|Archive<p><b>Monday, January 22</b><p>Notable earnings: Netflix, Halliburton<p>Notable data: Canadian wholesale …

Kinder Morgan

The misguided attempts to bar Donald Trump from Canada

Last week, Donald Trump suddenly discovered he didn’t like the American embassy in London and cancelled a state visit there.<p>He claimed to be upset …

Donald Trump

Trump Administration Losing Patience on Nafta, Sources Say

U.S. officials have a stern message for their Canadian and Mexican counterparts on the eve of the most important round of Nafta talks yet: They’re …

Bill Morneau

Trump's poison pill NAFTA demands still on table as Canadian position waffles

Brent Patterson | January 18, 2018<br>What's going on with the NAFTA talks? Has Canada changed its position? Brent Patterson breaks it down here.<br>Read More

Canada

‘If there is no Wall, there is no Deal!’ Trump threatens in advance of NAFTA talks

OTTAWA U.S. President Donald Trump called the North American trade deal a "bad joke!" as he made an oft-repeated threat Thursday to force Mexico to …

Bill Morneau

China the winner after pointless Canada-U.S. meeting on North Korea

This week’s foreign ministers’ meeting on security and stability on the Korean Peninsula in Vancouver may have done global tensions more harm than …

North Korea

Watchdog petitions federal court to kill new appointments for lobbying, ethics commissioners

An ethics watchdog is suing the Trudeau government for the way it handled appointments for the lobbying and ethics commissioners, saying the Liberals …

Canada

NAFTA has 'evolved' to benefit all three countries, Mexico’s finance secretary says

Mexico is focused on keeping a trilateral trade deal and won’t commit to the possibility of bilateral talks with Canada should NAFTA negotiations …

Robert Lighthizer

Politics This Morning: Scheer addresses Ottawa media after U.S. trip; Trudeau visits remote Northern Ontario First Nation; Garneau, Sohi make funding announcements

Good Friday morning,<p>Prime Minister <b>Justin Trudeau</b> is spending the day in a remote Indigenous community in northwestern Ontario, meeting with local …

Canada

Trump caps off first year in office as shutdown looms larger

Noah Zivitz<p>Managing Editor, BNN<p>Follow|Archive<p>Tomorrow is the anniversary of Donald Trump being sworn into office as president of the United States …

Tim Hortons

Mr. Trudeau, strong words and money will not save the Rohingya – it’s time for Canada to act

<i>Farida Deif is the Canada director at Human Rights Watch.</i><p>Canada has reacted with strong words and generous humanitarian assistance to the victims of the ethnic cleansing campaign by Myanmar's security forces against Rohingya Muslims. More than 650,000 Rohingya have been forced since August to flee …

Rakhine State

Trump says NAFTA termination would result in 'best deal' for U.S.

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that terminating the North American Free Trade Agreement would result in the "best deal" …

Robert Lighthizer

An Olympic-sized 'window of opportunity' — or a North Korean ruse?

The elderly woman rushing on the Seoul sidewalk pulls her collar against the cold wind. Ask her about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and …

North Korea

Trudeau Suggests Trump's NAFTA Threats Should Be Taken With Grain Of Salt

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau remains optimistic that Canada, the United States and Mexico can strike a deal to modernize NAFTA that benefits all three …

Canada

Opposition stands with government on NAFTA, Conservative leader Scheer tells Washington

WASHINGTON—Canada’s Conservative opposition is united with its Liberal government in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement, Opposition …

Andrew Scheer

Politics This Morning: Freeland holds court with NAFTA council; Trudeau meets with Quebec City mayor; Morneau, Mexican finance secretary meet in Toronto; Bains, McKenna to make 'major clean tech' announcement

Good Thursday morning,<p>Foreign Affairs Minister <b>Chrystia Freeland</b> is meeting with members of Canada’s NAFTA council today in Toronto, in advance of the …

Canada

US and allies commit to ending North Korea sanctions busting

The United States and its allies on Tuesday vowed tougher measures to halt North Korean sanctions busting, including naval security operations to …

North Korea

Ottawa professor released from French prison calls for inquiry into extradition

Hassan Diab, the Ottawa academic released from a French prison last week after judges ordered the dismissal of terrorism charges against him, is calling for a public inquiry into his case and a review of the law that allowed his extradition to France.<p>However, Mr. Diab says he doesn't want any …

Canada

Winnipeg men-only club blames 'tight confines' for excluding women

A former chair of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce says it's about time that men-only clubs open their doors to women.

Firms lobby against Chinese takeover; White House adds fuel to immigration furor

<b>Canadian construction firms are lobbying against a Chinese takeover</b><p>The federal government is currently reviewing a deal that would see a state-controlled Chinese firm acquire Aecon in a $1.5-billion deal. But other major Canadian construction companies are calling on Ottawa to block the takeover on …

Figure Skating

Is Trump finally seeing the light on NAFTA? Who knows?

Donald Trump actually said something constructive about the NAFTA renegotiation talks the other day, but it got lost in a “news hole” — to coin a …

Donald Trump

In the news today, Jan. 17

Eight stories in the news for Wednesday, Jan. 17<p>——<p><b>CANADA, U.S. URGE CRACKDOWN ON NORTH KOREA</b><p>Canada and the U.S. led calls Tuesday for the global …

Canada

Evening Update newsletter: North Korea, stem-cell therapy, Carillion Canada

<b>Good evening,</b><p><b>WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW</b><p><b>Tillerson calls for enforcement of UN sanctions to compel North Korea into denuclearization</b><p>The summit on North Korea in Vancouver began Tuesday with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calling for rigorous enforcement of UN sanctions to compel North Korea to end …

North Korea