Canada may not succeed in reducing its reliance on the United States if a free trade deal with the EU fails.
The EU and Mexico have had a free trade agreement for 17 years, but have been negotiating a new one for the past 18 months. Following the most recent round of talks, hopes are high that a deal can be concluded next week.
As the European parliament is due approve the CETA free trade deak with Canada, DW takes a look at the controversial agreement and speaks to one of its fiercest critics.
Canadian leader Justin Trudeau has distanced himself from anti-Brussels sentiment in the US and UK. In a speech hailing the CETA free trade deal, he said the world benefits from a strong European Union.
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