Chrystia Freeland

Saudi Arabia Starts to Weaponize Its Oil Wealth

Here's a subject that Elon Musk might think twice before tweeting about.<br>Resource-rich Saudi Arabia, which in recent months amassed a $2 billion stake …

Saudi Arabia

Canada open to talks with Saudi Arabia but firm on human rights stance

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada continues to engage with Saudi Arabia diplomatically while holding firm on its foreign policy.


MUHC prepares for Saudi residents to leave as diplomatic tensions continue

Over 200 medical students from Saudi Arabia who study and work at the McGill University Health Centre have been ordered to leave Canada in the next …


The Momentous Tweet Edition

Slate Money on Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), a tweet-inspired diplomatic spat, and Indra Nooyi leaving PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP).<p>On this week's episode, Felix …

Wall Street

10/3 podcast: How Canada ended up in this weird spat with Saudi Arabia

10/3 host Dave Breakenridge is joined by National Post politics reporter Marie-Danielle Smith to discuss the unusual international incident

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian Airlines to Suspend Flights To, From Canada

The decision comes amid an ongoing human rights dispute between the two countries.

Human Rights

Amid Saudi Arabia dispute, Canada says will always defend human rights

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, referring to a decision by Saudi Arabia to expel Canada’s ambassador, on Monday said her government would always defend human rights.<p>FILE PHOTO: Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland gestures during a joint news conference on the …

Human Rights

Justin Trudeau walks in the Vancouver Pride Parade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was joined by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan as he participated in the Vancouver Pride Parade.<p>The Canadian Press


Canada's Freeland Upbeat on Nafta Talks, Wants Quick Conclusion

Canada’s foreign affairs minister Chrystia Freeland said she’s ready to move forward quickly once the U.S. and Mexico reach an agreement on …


NewsAlert: Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador

OTTAWA — Saudi Arabia says it is ordering Canada’s ambassador to leave the country and freezing all new trade and investment transactions with Canada …

Saudi Arabia

Chrystia Freeland Is Ready To Wrap Up NAFTA Re-Negotiation

Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister says she's "very keen" to wrap up the talks.<p>HONG KONG — Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister says she's "very keen" to …

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Canada will talk NAFTA 'anywhere, anytime': foreign minister

OTTAWA - Canada's foreign minister on Saturday said the country is ready to resume North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations …


Chinese state councilor meets with Canadian, Indonesian FMs

Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met in Singapore on Friday with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and …


Canada shut out of NAFTA amid U.S.-Mexico talks


Mexico and Canada insist on NAFTA as a three-way deal

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Canadian and Mexican officials insisted on Wednesday that the North American Free Trade Agreement remain a trilateral pact and reiterated their opposition to U.S. calls for a so-called "sunset clause" that could end the deal after five years.<p>After a meeting in Mexico City, …


Mexico, Canada stress common front on three-way NAFTA deal with no sunset clause

MEXICO CITY — Mexican and Canadian officials said Wednesday that talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement will remain a three-way …


Mexico and Canada Are Committed to a Trilateral Nafta Deal

Trump last week hinted the U.S. could strike separate deals with the two countries<p>MEXICO CITY—Mexican and Canadian officials reaffirmed Wednesday their commitment to a trilateral North American Free Trade Agreement, explaining that bilateral meetings between the different members are part of the …

Mexico City

Apparent EU-U.S. trade truce 'positive news' for Canada: Freeland - Article - BNN


Chrystia Freeland says plight of stranded White Helmets keeps her 'awake at night'

The international community has not given up hope of rescuing more White Helmet volunteers and their families who want to leave Syria, Canada's …

Canadian Politics

NAFTA talks to pick up again as threat of auto tariffs looms - Article - BNN

Auto Tariffs

Mexico Seeks a Swift Close to NAFTA Talks

Mexico aims to close trade talks with the U.S. and Canada by the end of August, according to a Bloomberg report.<p>Closure on talks regarding the North …

World News

Trudeau asked Israel to rescue White Helmets from Syria: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Justin Trudeau was among those who personally asked that Israel evacuate hundreds of so-called White …


The Week Ahead: Morneau, Freeland in Mexico; Amazon earnings - Article - BNN


Mexico says Canada's top diplomat to meet Lopez Obrador, discuss trade

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will meet Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and discuss NAFTA trade talks during a visit to the country on July 25, the Mexican foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday.<p>Freeland will also meet with …


Trudeau affirms importance of NAFTA amid rumbling of U.S.-Mexico deal | The Star

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is still pushing for a three-country North American Free Trade Agreement despite rumblings of a …

Canadian News

Mexico to hold trade talks with U.S. next week, Canada later

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Wednesday that he would travel to Washington next week to hold bilateral trade talks with the United States and would later meet with Canadian officials.<p>FILE PHOTO: Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative, …


NAFTA talks likely to wait beyond July given full schedules - Article - BNN


Canada announces billions in retaliatory tariffs against US

TORONTO (AP) — Canada announced billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. on Friday in a tit-for-tat response to the Trump administration's duties on Canadian steel and aluminum.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government released the final list of items that will be targeted …


Canada Strikes Back at US over Tariffs, Unveils Aid Package

Canada struck back at U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs on Friday, vowing to impose punitive measures on C$16.6 billion ($12.63 billion) of American …


Foreign Affairs minister takes media questions LIVE

Live<p>Chrystia Freeland holds news conference after delivering remarks at the Montreal Council of Foreign Relations<p>Chrystia Freeland holds news …

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