Don’t tell Donald Trump but this week a major global trade deal, the Trade Facilitation Agreement, came into effect — and the U.S. is part of it.
At a talk in Toronto, Mexican and Canadian ministers came together for the first time since Trump was elected to remind the world that updating NAFTA is a good thing, and that free trade isn’t going anywhere.
As Canada looks to increase ties with China and explore the possibility of a free trade agreement, here are three things Canadians should keep in mind.
This week’s visit to Europe by Justin Trudeau provides an opportunity to raise the issue, but there’s even more Canada should be doing.
Stéphane Dion’s ambassadorship to both the EU and Germany has received criticism from some commentators this month, but the appointment might be more strategic than first thought, argues Jonathan Scott.
There are occasions when outsiders should recognize historical atrocities, writes David A. Welch. But new Ontario legislation wrongly wades into East Asian identity politics. Here’s why.
Is a breakup of the EU still possible? How will Dion handle his double appointment? We spoke with The Globe's man in Europe to find out.
While no concrete steps were taken on NAFTA, Freeland’s meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson set a friendly but firm tone with her U.S. counterpart.
While Canada has pledged to support projects aimed at maintaining peace, the process has hit major snags barely two months in.
The future of Thailand is largely uncertain. Canada’s former ambassador to the country outlines the factors that impact its economic and political stability, and how Canada can play a role.
The Québec City shooter may not be charged with terrorism-related crimes but extremist thinking behind such acts is a serious threat that needs to be better understood and combatted, writes André Gagné.
The world spent much of this past week scrambling to make sense of a new U.S. executive order. What does it mean for Canada?
If the world is looking for a more positive news story, try Gambia, South Africa or Ghana, writes former ambassador Darren Schemmer.
While interactions with the new administration have so far been positive ‘for the most part,’ Canada must now work to shape decisions on hot files before the White House commits to actions that could damage both countries, says diplomat David MacNaughton.
A new collection of essays looks at how Stephen Harper conducted foreign policy under both minority and majority governments. Catherine Tsalikis speaks to one of its editors to find out what they learned.
Do Muslim youth fear speaking up? A recent roundtable convened a group in order to hear their views on Canadian multiculturalism. Steven Zhou shares their insights.
As Chrystia Freeland sets out to establish a relationship with the Trump administration, there are three serious issues within her ministry that need dealing with.
As Canada and the U.S. change up key diplomatic appointments, Colin Robertson lays out the challenges — and opportunities — for today’s diplomats.
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