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Local business owner closely monitoring strained relationship between Canada and India

Local business owner closely monitoring strained relationship between Canada and India

Sep 27, 2023 | 4:25pm
Ongoing tensions between Canada and India is being watched closely by the President and CEO of AGT Foods, Murad Al-Katib. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said there was credible intelligence that India had a role in the killing of a prominent Sikh leader in B.C. who was also a Canadian citizen. India replied […]
Canada facing trade challenges on two different fronts

Canada facing trade challenges on two different fronts

Sep 19, 2023 | 9:45pm
Trade has been front-and-centre lately between Canada and the U.K., as well as with India. Starting with the United Kingdom, Canada is in the middle of bi-lateral trade talks with them, but there is a barrier – the U.K.’s refusal to accept Canada’s food safety standards on beef and pork. Another concern is Canada announcing […]
Harrison hopes feds have ‘rock solid facts and evidence’ to back allegations of state-sponsored murder of Sikh leader

Harrison hopes feds have ‘rock solid facts and evidence’ to back allegations of state-sponsored murder of Sikh leader

Sep 19, 2023 | 3:46pm
Saskatchewan’s Trade and Export Development minister Jeremy Harrison is expressing disappointment about trade talks between Canada and India are over. A Sikh leader, Hardeep Singh Nijjar, was shot in June in B.C. in what RCMP believe was a targeted attack. The day Parliament began it’s fall sitting, Trudeau told international allies and federal opposition leaders, […]
‘Credible’ intelligence links Indian government to B.C. Sikh leader’s murder: Trudeau

‘Credible’ intelligence links Indian government to B.C. Sikh leader’s murder: Trudeau

Sep 18, 2023 | 2:21pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadian intelligence services are investigating “credible” information about “a potential link” between the government of India and the murder of British Columbia Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar. Nijjar was shot outside his gurdwara in Surrey, B.C., on June 18. Members of the Sikh community in Canada accused the Indian government […]
Ng postpones ‘Team Canada’ trade mission to India amid strained relations

Ng postpones ‘Team Canada’ trade mission to India amid strained relations

Sep 15, 2023 | 12:34pm
Canada is postponing a trade mission to India that federal Trade Minister Mary Ng had promoted as key to the Indo-Pacific strategy.  Ng’s office has not explained why the trip, which was scheduled to start Oct. 9, has been postponed. Canada has paused negotiations for a trade deal with India, and relations between Prime Minister […]
Ng won’t confirm status of ‘Team Canada’ mission to India amid strained relations

Ng won’t confirm status of ‘Team Canada’ mission to India amid strained relations

Sep 15, 2023 | 11:43am
Trade Minister Mary Ng has spent the past four months talking up a major visit to India designed to boost Canadian exports to the world’s most populous country. But now she is not saying whether the trip is going ahead, raising questions about a halted trade deal amid frosty relations between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau […]
Premier Moe accuses PM Trudeau of risking trade with India, hiding status of talks

Premier Moe accuses PM Trudeau of risking trade with India, hiding status of talks

Sep 12, 2023 | 8:34am
By Dylan Robertson Premier Scott Moe’s government is accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of damaging relations with India and keeping the provinces in the dark about trade talks. In a letter Moe released Monday, Saskatchewan Trade Minister Jeremy Harrison argued Trudeau is picking a fight with India for domestic political gain and risking access to one of […]

Premier Scott Moe returns from successful trade trip to India

Mar 7, 2023 | 2:01pm

Premier Scott Moe has returned from a successful week-long trade mission to India. Last year, Saskatchewan shipped exports worth 1.4 billion dollars to India. Saskatchewan supplies more than half the lentils shipped to India. Moe says there was good interest in Saskatchewan-grown food and manufactured farm equipment, particularly seeding equipment. Moe also promoted Saskatchewan potash […]

Sask Agriculture minister leads trade mission to parts of Asia in mid-February

Jan 26, 2023 | 1:29pm

Agriculture minister David Marit leads a trade mission to parts of Asia in mid-February. Marit will be in India and Dubai, United Arab Emirates to promote ongoing farm exports. He says the two countries are important markets for Saskatchewan. Marit will be in India to discuss pulse crop and canola exports. He’ll be involved in […]

Ventilators from Saskatchewan on their way to India

May 12, 2021 | 3:18pm

As India continues struggling with COVID-19, Saskatchewan is sending help. Health Minister Paul Merriman and Trade Minister Jeremy Harrison were at the Regina airport this morning as 100 ventilators are being sent to the country. Harrison says this is something the province needed to do. “Saskatchewan and India have a very important relationship and we […]