National Newswatch

Telus drops multiyear partnership, as other big sponsors review relationship with WE Charity

Jul 24 2020 — Paul Waldie — As controversy engulfs WE Charity, some of its biggest sponsors have begun to reassess their ties to the organization including Telus Corp., which has dropped its multiyear sponsorship, and a charity connected to Prince Harry that has questioned WE officials about the federal government outsourcing scandal. Telus has been a sponsor of WE Day since […]

Canadian tech company AggregateIQ played role in Trump adviser Bolton’s Super PAC

Mar 30 2018 — Paul Waldie — Canadian technology company AggregateIQ played a role in the Super PAC launched by U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton, who is now facing allegations the political action committee received illegal support from foreigners. Documents released by a British House of Commons committee on Thursday contain a string of e-mails from 2014 involving […]

Canada-U.K. trade deal could be in the works in post-Brexit future

Jan 16 2017 — Paul Waldie — Canada and Britain are quietly laying the groundwork for a new relationship in a post-Brexit era, which could include a trade deal that goes beyond the Canada-European Union agreement. Canadian High Commissioner Janice Charette said officials from both countries have been meeting for months to discuss trade relations after Brexit. Canadian trade experts have even […]

EC won’t fast-track CETA, raising questions about deal’s future

Jul 5 2016 — Paul Waldie — The Canada-EU trade agreement will have to be approved by each of the European Union’s 28 member states, the European Commission has announced, raising questions about the deal’s future. The agreement, known as the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, CETA, has been in the works for seven years and has wide support among EU leaders. But […]