Tag: Marcel Groleau

Ottawa names deputy ambassador, advisory council for NAFTA negotiations

With the two week countdown on ahead of NAFTA negotiations, the Canadian government is bolstering its team in Washington and establishing a council to provide advice to Canadian negotiators. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Wednesday that she’s sending Canada’s chief negotiator in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations to Washington as a deputy ambassador. Kirsten Hillman,… Read more »

TWORA — TPP Talks, Finding Feed and Early Harvest — July 30

From the Trans-Pacific trade negotiations in Hawaii to feeding canola to cattle to wild weather — here’s this week’s agriculture news highlights, summed up in less than 20 minutes: Poll: Should Canada Join the TPP if the Cost is Supply Management? Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Quebec Farmers Rally to Support Supply Management

Quebec farmers rallied outside the constituency office of federal Minister of State Maxime Bernier in Sainte-Marie on Friday. They demanded the federal government maintain the status quo for supply management in negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The rally was organized by Quebec farm group Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA). Speaking on the phone after the event, the president of… Read more »