Opinion

Why the Canada, EU trade deal may sink due to political and legal pressures

With rising opposition to trade agreements, the fallout from Brexit, and fears in Europe that a Canadian deal could pave the way for an even larger agreement with the United States, banking on past history or delayed votes suggests that CETA is in far bigger trouble than officials would care to admit.

International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland, left, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke

By MICHAEL GEIST

PUBLISHED : Monday, July 11, 2016 12:00 AM

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