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  1. August 12, 2014

    BlackRock hires Canada’s deputy finance minister

    Canada’s deputy finance minister Jean Boivin is to join BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, as deputy chief...

  2. April 16, 2014

    BHP Billiton: potash patience

    Horizons on the vast, flat plains of Saskatchewan stretch out as far as the eye can travel. And the plains themselves are...

  1. FT Photo Diary

    March 27, 2014

    Testing testing

    Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper address a joint news...

  2. March 24, 2014

    FT’s former deputy editor is on Russia’s list of barred Canadians

    A former Moscow bureau chief and deputy editor of the Financial Times, Chrystia Freeland, is among 13 Canadians barred from...

  3. February 21, 2014

    Why the Commonwealth is force for good – by its secretary-general

    On this side is a Syrian, the uncle of Assad, and on my other side is a prince from Saudi Arabia, he was governor of...

  4. February 21, 2014

    Democrats enlist billionaires to give right a run for their money

    It was Al Gore who summed up the sentiment of the attendees at the A-List Democratic fundraiser in San Francisco on...

  5. February 20, 2014

    US, Canada and Mexico seek increased trade in Nafta summit

    When the leaders of the US, Canada and Mexico met for their annual summit, how to further trade integration, boost...

  6. beyondbrics

    February 20, 2014

    The Three Amigos stick to the script

    What happens when you put together three countries which account for nearly a quarter of the world economy, with trade...

  7. February 18, 2014

    Mexico and Nafta at 20. Why it went wrong for one of ‘Tres Amigos’

    Twenty years into Nafta, Mexico has too many criminals and not enough policemen; too many workers earning low wages and not...

  8. January 31, 2014

    Skating on thin ice

    The Canadian $5 bill of the past decade shows scenes of winter sports: children, mostly, sledging, skating and playing ice...

  9. January 13, 2014

    Canada Senate scandal threatens Harper’s re-election prospects

    When he said recently he would welcome a weaker Canadian dollar to help the country’s exports, Jim Flaherty, Canada’s...

  10. December 16, 2013

    Get Happy, The Pit, Barbican, London – review

    Chatting before the show, director Paul Hunter of the Told By An Idiot company enthused that their first show aimed at very...

  11. November 12, 2013

    Protesters flock to Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka

    The controversy swirling around this week’s Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka was on display at Colombo’s international...

  12. November 11, 2013

    Cameron reaffirms decision to attend Colombo summit

    David Cameron has defended his decision to travel to Sri Lanka for a Commonwealth summit this week, as he juggles concerns...

  13. November 8, 2013

    Cameron calls for inquiry into Sri Lanka civil war crimes

    David Cameron has told the Sri Lankan government he will join calls for an international inquiry into human rights abuses in...

  14. October 20, 2013

    Sealing the deal

    When it was announced on Friday that Canada had, bar a few final details, clinched a trade pact with the EU, Stephen Harper,...

  15. October 18, 2013

    EU and Canada agree on trade pact

    The EU and Canada have agreed in principle on a long-delayed trade and investment pact in a breakthrough that Brussels hopes...

  16. October 17, 2013

    EU and Canada clear hurdles to close in on trade deal

    The EU and Canada are on the verge of completing a long-stalled trade agreement that could serve as a template for a much...

  17. FT Photo Diary

    October 10, 2013

    Canada’s Senate restored

    Chris Wattie/Reuters Workers prepare the Senate chamber on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Thursday, ahead of Canada’s prime...

  18. October 2, 2013

    US, Canada and Mexico businesses push for further integration

    Chief executives from the US, Canada and Mexico are asking their governments to ratchet up the integration of North...

  19. FT Photo Diary

    September 23, 2013

    Walk of Honour

    Chris Wattie / Reuters Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper (right) walks through the Hall of Honour with the Italian...

  20. July 8, 2013

    Fears grow over North American oil trains

    The explosions on a derailed oil train that devastated the town of Lac-Mégantic in Quebec on Saturday morning have raised...

  21. June 21, 2013

    In good taste

    Whether it be neon light installations, bespoke chandeliers, leather ceilings or graffiti walls, the use of design in bars...

  22. FT Photo Diary

    June 18, 2013

    G8, a walk in the park for leaders

    Kerim Okten/EPA On day two of the G8 Summit at Lough Erne, leaders take a walk on Tuesday in the area around the two...

  23. June 14, 2013

    Government ‘can afford’ to uprate expat pensions

    The government has come under further pressure to end its policy of “freezing” state pension payments to hundreds of...

  24. June 13, 2013

    Hopes for G8 trade and tax deals dented

    Hopes of a deal to boost the world economy at next week’s Group of Eight summit were in the balance on Thursday night, as...

  25. May 19, 2013

    Canada’s government rocked by resignation of top aide

    OTTAWA, May 19 (Reuters) – The top aide to Stephen Harper, Canada’s prime minister, abruptly resigned on Sunday over his...

  26. December 28, 2012

    China’s global ambitions buoyant in 2012

    On the afternoon that Cnooc’s $18bn purchase of Nexen was approved by the Canadian government, Stephen Harper, the country’s...

  27. December 7, 2012

    Canada approves $18bn Nexen deal

    Canada has approved the $18bn acquisition of Nexen, the Calgary-based oil company, by Cnooc Limited of China, but promised...

  28. November 23, 2012

    FT appeal brings light to West Bengal

    For years, Sudipta Roy had to just accept that there was a limit to how many cataracts operations he could perform. Lack of...

  29. November 8, 2012

    Obama evaded shadow of crisis to win poll

    Those growing tired of Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker’s shop-worn aphorism about managing post-crisis...

  30. beyondbrics

    November 5, 2012

    India: Vodafone tax row hit bilateral investment treaty talks

    It looks like India’s controversial decision to retrospectively tax Vodafone to the tune of $2.2bn may result in more than...

  31. September 5, 2012

    Shooting mars Quebec separatists’ victory

    MONTREAL, September 5 – A masked gunman shot dead one person inside a Montreal theatre where the leader of Quebec’s...

  32. August 17, 2012

    It’s a flat world

    Manolo Blahnik recently returned from Moscow with news that would have been unthinkable even a year ago: Russian ladies –...

  33. August 7, 2012

    Ex-Lloyds security chief admits fraud

    A woman whose job was to prevent fraud at Lloyds Banking Group has pleaded guilty to defrauding the bank of £2.5m through...

  34. July 13, 2012

    Café rides high on Wiggins shirt tails

    British success in the Tour de France has been good news for London’s Look Mum No Hands, a café bar and cycle workshop on...

  35. The World

    June 19, 2012

    What's on the G20 menu?

    A Mexican navy fast boat patrols the seafront near Los Cabos. (AFP/Getty) If only solving the eurozone crisis was as simple....

  36. June 6, 2012

    Canada ‘wakes up’ to Asian energy demand

    Stephen Harper, the Canadian prime minister and avowed monarchist – last year, he restored the word “Royal” to the official...

  37. June 6, 2012

    Canadian PM urges closer links to Asia

    Stephen Harper, prime minister of Canada, has said Washington’s decision to delay construction of a controversial oil...

  38. June 6, 2012

    Obama and energy

    President Barack Obama’s energy policy is under attack, from within and without. At home, the “Vote 4 Energy” campaign by...

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