The federal government is giving its new watchdog on international corporate responsibility unprecedented power to hear complaints from Canadian companies that think they've been unfairly targeted by abuse allegations.
Mexico's ambassador to Canada says his country will formally ratify the new North American trade deal within the next two weeks after having overcome its latest tariff drama with the United States by then.
Beijing's top diplomat to Canada blasted the Trudeau government for "grossly" violating China's internal affairs on Tuesday, May 4, 2019, after a statement singled out his country's treatment of ethnic Muslim minorities on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Canada's trade minister is endorsing a European Union plan to set up an alternative to the World Trade Organization's appeals panel, in case a U.S. refusal to appoint new members paralyzes it by the end of the year.
The United States will link the liberation of the two Canadians imprisoned by China to its free-trade talks with the People's Republic, U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence pledged on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
Global Affairs officials wanted Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to tell a senior Chinese Communist Party official in December that China should stop spreading "inaccurate" information about the Canadian justice system following the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, The Canadian Press has learned.