Plus, the French ambassador is hosting a March 21 charity dinner featuring creations by the PM's personal chef.
Belgian Ambassador Raoul Delcorde, speaking to reporters on March 8 at Ottawa's Rideau Club on Bank Street, says Belgium has more support for CETA than it did 18 months ago. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Belgium’s ambassador says his country is on board with ratifying the Canada-European Union free trade deal before the country’s next election in 2019.
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'The government has heard Canadians’ concerns that the world is increasingly uncertain, and that the economy is changing,' the Throne Speech read. 'And in this context, regional needs and differences really matter.'
But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.