Category: International Trade Minister

Canada Seeks Deeper Trade Links With Taiwan, as Part of New China Strategy

OTTAWA—Canada’s decision to pursue a foreign investment protection agreement with Taiwan, amid its ongoing tension with mainland China is being greeted with widespread approval in trade and diplomatic circles. International Trade Minister Mary Ng announced Canada’s intention in a statement released by her office today. Ng says she spoke Sunday with a Taiwanese minister, adding…

Two Weeks After Trudeau, Team Canada Delegation Wraps up Latest DC Visit

WASHINGTON—Canada’s international trade minister is wrapping up her latest official visit to the U.S. capital−her second since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the White House last month. Mary Ng led a multipartisan Team Canada mission to Capitol Hill for several days of meetings with U.S. lawmakers to talk about a number of lingering irritants….

Novavax Submits Vaccine for Approval as Ottawa Seeks EU Reassurances on Export Rules

OTTAWA—The federal government is reviewing a new COVID-19 vaccine that has been submitted for regulatory approval. Maryland-based Novavax quietly applied on Friday for Health Canada to approve its vaccine, which studies have suggested is effective against the British and South African variants of the virus. The application comes less than two weeks after Ottawa finalized…