The trade talks included plenty of moments of high drama over the years, says a former government insider.
Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, is one of many European leaders Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has met with during a lengthy campaign to lock down support for the CETA. They are pictured in Brussels on Saturday. Melanie Wenger photograph courtesy of the European Union
European leaders need more time and a good-faith approach to finish off the Canada-EU trade agreement, say Quebec’s envoy for the negotiations and other supporters of the deal.
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'Crises have a life cycle, and this one looks like it will be long and have different phases or chapters,' says Josh Greenberg, a specialist in communications and media coverage of outbreaks and infectious disease.
Opposition parties need enough lead time to pore over the legislation, to avoid a repeat of the late-night sitting that occurred when they were 'surprised' to learn that the government was seeking unlimited spending powers until December 2021, says Rachel Blaney.
In a time of great uncertainty and anxiety, Dr. Theresa Tam has emerged as a 'compelling' figure who has an ability to deliver information without dramatizing the stakes. 'She gives us straightforward, evidence-based