Canada-China Trade Agreement

Canada-China: Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement comes into force

Pascal Tremblay Economics, Resources and International Affairs Division 30 September 2014 (Disponible en français: Canada-Chine : L’accord sur la promotion et la protection des investissements entre en vigueur) Between 2003 and 2013, China’s direct investment in Canada increased from $216 million to $16.7 billion, while Canadian direct investment in China grew from $838 million to $4.9 billion.…

Memorial Chamber, First World War Book of Remembrance, Parliament Hill

Parliament and the First World War – 1. Before the Storm: From Discord to Unity

Jean-Rodrigue Paré Legal and Social Affairs Division A Canadian contribution to the Imperial Navy? At the start of the 20th century, all industrialized nations were engaged, to varying degrees, in an arms race. The modernization of the German navy was particularly alarming to the British Empire, which considered this a threat to its naval supremacy.…

Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Independence Referendum

(Disponible en français: Le référendum sur l’indépendance de l’Écosse) More than 4 million people in Scotland – including teenagers aged 16 and 17 – are eligible to head to the polls on 18 September for a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” to decide whether Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom (U.K.). They will vote “yes” or…