'The European Union is the world's largest and most integrated single market. Even as EU27 post-Brexit, the European Union will remain the largest trading block in the world—and a major partner for Canada,' writes EU chargé d'affaires Brice de Schietere.
Prime Minster Justin Trudeau and members of his cabinet at a Canada-EU Summit in Montreal on July 18, 2019. Brice de Schietere says Europe's stable and predictable market is what Canadian businesses need to develop. Photograph courtesy of Adam Scotti
This year promises to be another significant year for Canada and the European Union.
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'Our relationship with police has been one of violence, from the colonial nature of everything that has happened in Canada,' says Judith Sayers, president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council in Port Alberni, B.C.
'I get we're in a pandemic, and I'm very supportive of using the technology, but until I know that it respects the basic rights and has the highest standards, I can't see that it's going to work,' said MP Charlie Angus.
'At least at this stage, it's better to work the backrooms, work the players that have some influence with the White House, and try to ensure that such a threat doesn't become a reality,' says Canada-U.S. group co-chair.
'We do not celebrate the existence of this country in the same way other people do, because we think that the existence of this country came at a price to our ancestors and to us,' says Senator Murray Sinclair.
'Peter MacKay has a proven track record of uniting Conservatives, and that's precisely what he's doing in the leadership campaign. And that's what he'll do if he's elected as leader,' says Conservative MP Michael Cooper.