Canada: Efforts to resolve impasse over EU trade deal failed

Canadian Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland says it appears "impossible" to conclude a free trade deal with the European Union, indicating that efforts to resolve a deadlock with the Belgian region...

EU summit fails to break Belgian impasse over Canada trade deal

EU leaders ended two days of talks Friday with a failure to break a regional blockade to a landmark deal the bloc is anxious to conclude with Canada.

Bombardier announces 7,500 job cuts as part of restructuring

Canadian aircraft and train manufacturer Bombardier will cut a further 7,500 jobs as part of its ongoing restructuring, the company said on Friday.

Tusk: EU leaders agree on need for better tools against cheap imports

EU leaders have made progress on ramping up the bloc's protection against unfairly cheap imports, European Council President Donald Tusk says, while adding that he remains "concerned" about a...

EU's Tusk "deeply concerned" about fate of trade deal with Canada

One of the European Union's top officials said Thursday he was very worried about the possible failure of a major trade deal with Canada, as efforts multiplied to overcome a Belgian regional...

Study shows Europeans work 19 per cent fewer hours than Americans

Europeans work on average 19 per cent fewer hours per year than Americans, a new study by three economists from the United States, Canada and Germany shows.

EU ministers postpone decision on Canada free trade deal

EU member states have put off their planned approval of a trade deal negotiated with Canada, says Slovak Economy Minister Peter Ziga, with just over a week to go before the deal is supposed to be...

Belgian regional parliament opposes EU trade deal with Canada

A Belgian regional parliament voted Friday against a trade deal that the European Union is on the verge of finalizing with Canada, the Belga news agency reported, raising questions over whether...

German court gives Berlin go-ahead to sign EU-Canada trade deal

Germany's top court gave the go-ahead on Thursday for Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to approve a controversial trade deal between the European Union and Canada.

Gabriel clashes with EU-Canada trade deal opponents in court

German Minister for Economic Affairs Sigmar Gabriel appealed on Wednesday to the nation's top court to back a new trade agreement between Canada and the European Union, warning that a ruling...

Iran releases jailed Canadian professor

Iran has released a Canadian professor accused of espionage on humanitarian grounds because of her ill health, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Monday.

EU trade ministers try to settle on Canada deal despite protests

EU trade ministers were meeting Friday to sort out differences about a free trade deal with Canada, as the bloc prepares to sign the agreement in October despite some public opposition.

Merkel's coalition partner gives backing to EU-Canada trade deal

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) - junior coalition partner to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) - agreed Monday to back the EU-Canada trade deal...

Indigenous crew member's tip leads to shipwreck find in Canada

Researchers in Canada believe they have found the wreckage of the HMS Terror, one of two ships lost in an ill-fated 19th century Arctic expedition.

Court advisor slams EU, Canada flight data-sharing deal

A deal between the European Union and Canada to share airline passenger information is in breach of fundamental EU rights and should not be implemented as agreed, an advisor to the European Union'...