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Cheese quotas in Canada-Europe trade deal quietly under formal review after EU complaints

July 20, 2019

A formal review of cheese quotas under Canada’s trade deal with the European Union is quietly underway amid concerns that Europe’s cheesemakers are getting short shrift.

Firms know little about trade deals as Canada pushes to diversify: federal survey

July 20, 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged European partners this week to finalize Canada's trade deal with the EU, a push that came with his government facing a tough sales job at home: getting domestic firms to use it.

Prime Minister concludes productive Canada-European Union Summit

July 19, 2019

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his participation at the Canada-European Union (EU) Summit, where he hosted European Council President Donald Tusk.

CRA: Interest rates for the third calendar quarter

July 16, 2019

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today the prescribed annual interest rates that will apply to any amounts owed to the CRA and to any amounts owed by the CRA to individuals and corporations. These rates will be in effect from July 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019.

Canadian and U.S. economies are converging but danger lurks: Don Pittis

July 11, 2019

On the face of it, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz and his deputy Carolyn Wilkins had some excellent news about the Canadian economy in yesterday's Monetary Policy Report.