Trudeau Names New Envoy for EU Trade Pact Amid Opposition

  • Former trade minister Pierre Pettigrew appointed for 1 year
  • Freeland ‘cautiously optimistic’ Canada can get CETA done

Pettigrew: Brexit an Opportunity for Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has recruited a former lawmaker to help sew up a trade agreement with the European Union as a rising tide of protectionist sentiment threatens to derail the deal.

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