North American free trade agreement with Europe needed, says ex-Mexican diplomat – From The Wires –

Canadian and U.S. efforts to strike free trade deals with Europe must eventually be harmonized into a North American agreement involving Mexico, a former Mexican diplomat said Wednesday. “I know this creates a lot of heartburn in…Washington, but eventually that has to be the step forward,” Arturo Sarukhan told an economic conference in Montreal. The former ambassador to the United […]

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Harper Lobbies Europe as Canada Fights Dirty-Oil Label – Bloomberg

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is appealing to his European peers to stop EU plans to single out Alberta’s oil sands as a source of high-polluting energy as the country struggles to find new markets for its oil. Harper will push the issue with French President Francois Hollande today after raising it with U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday. Canadian […]

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