Articles tagged Canada

The crisis over the expulsion of Russian diplomats deepened as the Prime Minister was ridiculed around the world for not being able to find any spies to expel. Jacinda Ardern’s statement was reported in much of the world’s media and drew ridicule from experts, including a former KGB double-agent. Thomas Coughlan reports

New Zealand has confirmed it will join Australia in a World Trade Organisation complaint against Canada over allegedly “arbitrary and disadvantageous” treatment of wine imports.

Two of the bright young stars of world politics have met, with Jacinda Ardern inviting her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau to New Zealand and suggesting the two countries have much to learn from each other.

After a dramatic few days of talks, the 11 TPP countries have reached an agreement on “the core elements” of the trade deal. But what has changed from the original text, and what issues remain to be resolved? Sam Sachdeva reports from the Apec summit in Da Nang, Vietnam.

After domestic turmoil over the TPP, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had put New Zealand in a position to sign off on the free trade deal - only for Canada to scupper talks at the last minute. Sam Sachdeva reports on the state of play from the Apec summit in Da Nang, Vietnam.


Talks to sign off on the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal have sensationally collapsed in the final stages, after Canada was a no-show at a meeting of leaders to finalise an agreement.