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Significant differences remain on some key areas ... these are proposals we simply cannot agree to.feedback
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The latest quote from Chrystia Freeland is: “Today's announcement sends a clear message that Canada will take action against individuals who have profited from acts of significant corruption or who have been involved in gross violations of human rights.”. It comes from the Canada imposes sanctions on 30 Russians over death of lawyer article. You’ll find on this page 53 articles with Chrystia Freeland quoted on topics such as Canada and U.S.. Chrystia Freeland has been quoted 76 times in 53 articles.
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Sep 25 2017 - NAFTA

We want a good deal, not any deal.feedback

Sep 18 2017 - NAFTA

We pursue trade, free and fair, knowing it is not a zero-sum game.feedback

Sep 05 2017 - NAFTA

All three parties are absolutely committed to getting this done.feedback

Aug 17 2017 - NAFTA

We don't want just any deal and the Americans know that. We want a deal that is good for Canadians.feedback

Aug 16 2017 - NAFTA

Canada absolutely stands very firm in the importance of having such a mechanism.feedback

Aug 16 2017 - NAFTA

Canada doesn't view trade surpluses or deficits as a primary measure of whether trade works.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - NAFTA

Canada will uphold and preserve the elements in NAFTA that Canadians deem key to our national interest – including a process to ensure anti-dumping and countervailing duties are only applied fairly when truly warranted. Our government will be equally resolute.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - NAFTA

American partners have been listening. Today, they understand ... that our relationship, the greatest economic partnership in the world, is balanced and mutually beneficial.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - NAFTA

We are committed to a good deal, not just any deal.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - NAFTA

There are too many communities in our prosperous nation where people do not feel prosperous, where they instead feel left behind by an economy that is increasingly divided between the wealthy 1 percent at the very top, and everyone else.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - Immigration

We've explained to our southern friends, at every opportunity, that Canada is the largest export market for two thirds of U.S. states, and America's biggest overall customer – by far. Indeed, Canada buys more from the U.S. than China, the U.K. and Japan combined. If we don't act now, Canadians may lose faith in the open society, in immigration and in free trade – just as many have across the Western industrialized world.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - NAFTA

Our approach in these talks will be in keeping with our national character; hard-working, fact-based, cordial, animated by the spirit of good will and the pursuit of compromise. We also know that there is no contradiction between being polite, and being strong. It is no accident that hockey is our national sport.feedback

Aug 11 2017 - North Korea

We've also been very clear with North Korea, both in direct conversations and publicly, that their nuclear programme is a grave threat to the world, that it is something that must be stopped.feedback

Aug 11 2017

Canadians consider our country to be a very generous country and I'm proud of that. But we're also a rules-based country ... and it's important for (Canadians) to know that our rules are being enforced.feedback

Jun 29 2017 - NAFTA

If you're an American official or legislator, it's been hard to avoid a Canadian.feedback

Jun 17 2017

The fact that our friend and ally has come to question the very worth of its mantle of global leadership puts into sharper focus the need for the rest of us to set our own clear and sovereign course.feedback

Jun 12 2017

It is important to note that when sacrifice was required to support and strengthen the global order – military power, in defense of our principles and our alliances – Canada was there.feedback

Jun 07 2017

To say this is not controversial: it is simply a fact. Our friend and ally has come to question the very worth of its mantle of global leadership. International relationships that had seemed immutable for 70 years are being called into question.feedback

Jun 07 2017

We will continue to seek opportunities for constructive progress on the environment, wherever we can find them, with our counterparts in Washington and across the great United States, at all levels of government and with partners in business, labor and civil society.feedback

Jun 07 2017

The fact that our friend and ally has come to question the very worth of its mantle of global leadership, puts into sharper focus the need for the rest of us to set our own clear and sovereign course. For Canada, that course must be the renewal, indeed the strengthening, of the postwar multilateral order. To say this is not controversial: it is simply a fact. Canadians know about living side-by-side with people of diverse origins and beliefs… in harmony and peace. We're good at it. Watch how we do it.feedback

Jun 06 2017

The United States has truly been the indispensable nation. For their unique, seven-decades-long contribution to our shared peace and prosperity, and on behalf of all Canadians, I would like to profoundly thank our American friends. Canadian diplomacy and development sometimes require the backing of hard power. To have that capacity requires a substantial investment, which this government is committed to making.feedback

Jun 06 2017 - Syria conflict

Canada's broader interest in investing in a capable, professional and robust military is very clear: If middle powers do not implicate themselves in the furtherance of peace and stability around the world, that will be left to the great powers to settle among themselves. This would not be in Canada's interest.feedback

Jun 06 2017

To rely solely on the U.S. security umbrella would make us a client state. And although we have an incredibly good relationship with our American friends and neighbors, such a dependence would not be in Canada's interest.feedback

Jun 06 2017

Many of the voters in last year's presidential election cast their ballots animated in part by a desire to shrug off the burden of world leadership.feedback

May 18 2017

Boeing admits it does not compete with exports of the CS100 aircraft, so it is all the more difficult to see these allegations as legitimate.feedback

May 18 2017

Canada is reviewing current military procurement that relates to Boeing.feedback

May 18 2017 - NAFTA

We are at an important juncture that offers us an opportunity to determine how we can best align Nafta to new realities – and integrate progressive, free and fair approaches to trade and investment. We are steadfastly committed to free trade in the North American region and to ensuring that the benefits of trade are enjoyed by all Canadians.feedback

May 12 2017 - Arctic

The US-Russia initiative will make it easier to move equipment, samples and data across borders in the north and facilitate scientific collaboration and sharing.feedback

May 12 2017 - Arctic

The Arctic Council is so valuable to all of us, and very much for Canada, [because] it's where we, the Arctic nations, can set aside issues outside the Arctic and appreciate that we have shared stewardship of this region.feedback

Apr 26 2017

We have made progress ... but we are not there yet. We do believe a negotiated deal is achievable. There is a deal to be had ... but we are also absolutely prepared to fight this out in the courts.feedback

Apr 25 2017

You need our lumber. You need our lumber to build your homes. Lumber prices are already very high in the United States. They gone up about $3,000 per house this year, and for every $1,000 in increase of the price of a house, U.S. homebuilders estimate that means another 150,000 U.S. families can't afford a home.feedback

Apr 24 2017

The Government of Canada disagrees strongly with the U.S. Department of Commerce's decision to impose an unfair and punitive duty.feedback

Mar 09 2017 - Christian Democratic Union of Germany

I don't think it's a secret. American officials have publicly said and even (German Chancellor) Angela Merkel has publicly said that there were efforts on the Russian side to destabilize Western democracies, and I think it shouldn't come as a surprise if these same efforts were used against Canada.feedback

Feb 21 2017 - NAFTA

We very much recognize that NAFTA is a three-nation agreement and were there to be any negotiations, those would be three-way negotiations. We all have to collectively be careful not to get ahead of ourselves.feedback

Feb 09 2017

In making the case for how balanced and mutually beneficial our economic relationship was, I really felt I was pushing on an open door with everyone I spoke to.feedback

Feb 09 2017

If such an idea were ever to come into being, Canada would respond appropriately.feedback

Feb 08 2017 - Palestinian settlements

Canada is very concerned … and we want to underline that this expansion of settlements is illegal under international law.feedback

Jan 30 2017

Canadians will stand united, with you & against such hatred.feedback

Jan 24 2017 - Trans Pacific Partnership

This agreement was so constructed that it can only enter into force with the United States as a ratifying country. So the TPP as a deal cannot happen without the United States being a party to it.feedback

Jan 05 2017

With respect to relations between Canada and the United States, I think it's very important to understand that this is a very balanced relationship. Both the Canadian and U.S. economies have a very close relationship. There is no question of separating those two economies.feedback

Oct 31 2016

The government is now very, very focused on working with our exporters to be sure they understand the opportunities that this new market holds.feedback

Oct 25 2016 - Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

If Europe cannot sign this trade agreement, and it's also a trade agreement with Canada, a country that very much shares, has shared values with Europe, then I think that certainly does call into question European trade policy more generally.feedback

Oct 24 2016

It seems evident for me and for Canada that the European Union is not now capable of having an international accord even with a country that has values as European as Canada.feedback

Oct 22 2016 - Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

I hope I can return in the next few days with my prime minister to sign the treaty as planned.feedback

Oct 21 2016

I've worked very, very hard, but I think it's impossible.feedback

Oct 21 2016

Canada is disappointed and I personally am disappointed, but I think it's impossible. We are returning home. At least I will see my three children tomorrow at our home.feedback

Oct 12 2016 - Liberty Party of Canada

They were working on "a new agreement that is designed to maintain Canadian exports at or below an agreed upon U.S. market share to be negotiated, with the stability, consistency and flexibility necessary to achieve the confidence of both industries.feedback

Oct 11 2016

If the EU cannot do a deal with Canada, I think it is legitimate to say who the heck can it do a deal with.feedback

Aug 24 2016 - Liberty Party of Canada

It's important ... the Chinese understand this is not some side issue. This is a priority issue for Canada. When the Liberal government came to power last year, Trudeau instructed her to expand trade with China. We cannot take the next step in our relationship with China until the canola issue is resolved. ... We expect some action from China. Our canola is absolutely safe.feedback

Jan 25 2016

That means when the eleven other countries convene to sign the agreement next week, Canada will attend as well. Signing does not equal ratifying, ... (it) is simply a technical step.feedback

Sep 15 2012 - Ukraine Crisis

The Custom Union loves Ukraine more than Europe does.feedback

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