From Asia to Europe to South America, Canada is securing better terms of trade, locking in progressive ambitions on gender, for workers, and for the environment.
Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne says the 2018 budget tabled last week by Finance Minister Bill Morneau, pictured, has made equality of access and opportunity a central pillar of how Canada grows its economy, and Mr. Champagne says he's taking that approach toward the government's progressive trade agenda. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Trade is critical to our prosperity, but if Canada is to effectively protect and expand upon our global markets, we literally cannot afford to do trade the way it has always been done.
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