Canada and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations started exploratory trade talks in September.
Plus, the Ugandan High Commission has got the okay from the city's Planning Committee to demolish its former building.
JosefinaÂ Vidal Ferreiro arrives as Canada and Cuba continue to investigate strange health symptoms among some Canadian diplomats and family members posted to Cuba. Canada said this week it won't allow family members of diplomats to stay with their loved ones on the island anymore.
Eugenio MarÃa Curia says the next round of Canada-Mercosur trade negotiations will take place in June in Brazil and will go more swiftly than the trade bloc's 'tortuous' talks to strike a similar deal with the European Union.