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Canada Amends Iran Sanctions

On 5 February 2016 the Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced changes to the Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations (SOR/2010-165). Canada has for many years imposed unilateral measures as … Continue reading

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Developments in Canada/US COOL dispute

Readers may recall my 2012 update on the WTO dispute between Canada and the United States in respect of US Country-of-Origin labelling (COOL) that Canada alleges are inconsistent with US trade obligations. At that time, the WTO appellate body ruled in … Continue reading

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Canadian and EU Leaders Sign CETA Pact; Germany Expresses Concern

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”) between Canada and the EU was signed on Friday by representatives of Canada and the EU after five years of negotiations. Prime Minister Stephen Harper describes the agreement as a “game changer” that … Continue reading

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