Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Canada's Auto Industry & Auto Parts Industry Concerned About Korea FTA

On February 18, 2011, Canada's auto industry met with Canada's Industry Minister about the Canada-Korea FTA negotiations. The meeting included representatives from five automobile manufacturers in Canada and representatives from...

Canada Is Negotiating a Free Trade Agreement with Honduras

On February 11, 2011, Canada's Minister of International Trade announced that Canada is pursuing free trade agreement negotiations with Honduras. Canada and Honduras agreed to pursue bilateral negotiations toward a free trade...

Are Canada and the Unitd States "Going it Alone" to Enhance NAFTA?

On February 4, 2011, Prime Minister Harper and President Obama plan to make an announcement (so we are told by The Globe & Mail) concerning the creation of a high level working group on border security and regulatory convergence....

Canada and Morocco Commence Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

On January 27, 2011, Prime Minister Harper announced that Canada has launched free trade negotiations with Morocco. A formal announcement has been posted on the Prime Minister's web-site. The news release states:

Prime Minister...

The ABCs of the Canada-EU CETA Negotiations

This blog posting on the ABCs of the Canada-European Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) can be adapted for most free trade agreement negotiations. As the 6th Round Canada-EU CETA negotiations is starting on January...

Canada's Free Trade Negotiators Seek Input Re Canada-India CEPA Negotiations

On January 6, 2011, the Canada's Minister of Trade, Peter Van Loan, met with Canada's Indo-Canadian community and indicated that the Harper Government wants to learn what they would like to see in a free trade agreement. Here is...

EU Request to Include Canadian Provinces May Be Obstacle to Canada-EU CETA Agreement

The European Union required that the Canadian provinces be at the negotiating tables where Canadian and EU officials negotiated the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. This was a good idea seeing that important...

Canada and India Launch Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

After years of preliminary discussions, on November 12, 2010, Canada and India have announced that they have launched free trade agreement (to be called a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)) negotiations. The...

Canada Commences Consultations on Modernizing Canada-Costa Rica FTA

On November 6, 2010, Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade published a notice in the Canada Gazette commencing brief consultations concerning the modernization of the Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade...

Canadian International Trade Tribunal Determines Health Care Services NOT Covered in Procurement Agreements

Talk about perfect timing! The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued a decision on October 13, 2010 in the case of Bayshore Healthcare Ltd. (doing business as Bayshore Home Health) (PR-2010-065). The timing of the...

Minister Van Loan Opens Fifth Round of Canada-EU CETA Negotiations

On October 18, 2010, Canada's International Trade Minister, Peter Van Loan, opened the Fifth Round and Canada-EU CETA 9Comprehensive economic and Trade Agreement) negotiations - here is the video...

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak Appeared on The Agenda With Steve Paikin

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak joined guest James Cowan, John Manley, Weran Jiang and Dan Trefler on The Agenda With Steve Paikin on October 5, 2010 -

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The Topic was...

Canada and India Issue Joint Statement on Trade and Investment

On September 24, 2010, India's Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Anand Sharma and Canada's Minister of International Trade, Mr. Peter Van Loan issued a joint statement on trade and investment initiatives. please go to the...

Canada Tables Implementing Legislation Re Canada-Panama FTA

On September 23, 2010, the Government of Canada tabled in the House of Commons for debate Bill C-46 "An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Panama, the Agreement on the Environment...

Domino Effect: British Columbia Municipalities Concerns About Canada-EU CETA Negotiations May Mean More Trouble for Campbell Government

An interesting article has been posted on Pacific Free Press entitled "Stopping CETA Undermining Canadian Law". No wonder it caught my attention. For a copy, please go to...

Interesting Ontario-Quebec Development in Inter-provincial Food Safety Arises During Canada-EU CETA Negotiations

During the week of April 19, 2010, the Canadian and EU negotiators met (in person and by teleconference) during the third round of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Canada-EU CETA)...