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  • Minister Champagne Welcomes Modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement

    On May 28, the Honourable Fran├žois-Phillippe Champagne, Canada's Minister of International Trade, and Eli Cohen, Israel's Minister of the Economy and Industry, announced the signing of the modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA).

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  • Canadian shippers relieved after CP Rail reaches deal with train crews

    Montreal, QC - Canadian shippers breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday after CP Rail reached a tentative agreement with its train crews to end a strike mere hours after it began. The Calgary railway and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference reached a four-year deal and the union also completed a five-year agreement for the Kootenay Valley Railway. Full operations at both railways will resume across Canada early Thursday morning, the union said in a news release.

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