U.S.: Canada's China trade policy weak

U.S.: Canada's China trade policy weak

OTTAWA, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- A U.S. diplomatic note leaked Wednesday said Canada's business courtship of China in 2007 "resulted in no apparent deliverables," but good press.

Canada's Emerson to co-chair Tory campaign

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister David Emerson, a Liberal turned Tory, said Friday he would be co-chairman of the Conservatives' re-election campaign.

India prompts Canadian nuke policy change

OTTAWA, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- India's attempt to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group has prompted Canada to alter its nuclear non-proliferation policy, officials say.

Canadian troops sickened by Afghan rapes

OTTAWA, June 16 (UPI) -- A growing number of Canadian soldiers are suffering after witnessing Afghan boys being raped by Afghan soldiers, the Toronto Star reported Monday.

Canadian defense lays out Afghan plan

OTTAWA, June 11 (UPI) -- The Canadian government announced Wednesday a plan for future involvement in Afghanistan that includes an increase in funding of more than $500 million.

Report: Canadian cabinet shuffle coming

OTTAWA, May 28 (UPI) -- Canada's minority Conservative government is expected to undergo a Cabinet shuffle in coming weeks, senior insiders told the CTV News network.

Canada foreign minister quits

OTTAWA, May 27 (UPI) -- Canadian Foreign Minister Maxime Bernier, who left classified papers in an unsafe place, has quit his Cabinet post, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Monday.

Canadian aboriginals target 2010 Olympics

OTTAWA, April 18 (UPI) -- Canadian aboriginals will use the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver to draw attention to their unsettled land and poverty claims, leaders said.

NAACP criticizes order

ATLANTA, June 28 (UPI) -- An NAACP leader has criticized a Georgia judge's cancellation of a bond hearing for a man convicted of child molestation. "The NAACP is convinced that justice has taken a summer vacation in Georgia," Dr. Francys Johnson, the organization's southeast regi

DA resists deputies, charged with felonies

ATLANTA, April 29 (UPI) -- A Georgia prosecutor faces charges of disobeying a judge's order not to talk to jurors and resisting deputies ordered to remove him from the courtroom.

P.M. 'loath to cooperate' on ethics probe

OTTAWA, March 4 (UPI) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper accused the ethics commissioner of bias after he announced a probe into the party switch by a Liberal cabinet minister.

Canada lobbies U.S. on BlackBerry's behalf

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Canada has lobbied U.S. officials on behalf of the popular BlackBerry e-mail device that is threatened with shutdown, The Washington Post reported.

Conservative Harper becomes Canadian P.M.

OTTAWA, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Stephen Harper became Canada's 22nd prime minister Monday as he and the members of his Cabinet were sworn in by the governor-general.

U.S., Canada trade dispute grows

TORONTO, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin has sided with his Cabinet in a growing dispute with the United States over the softwood-lumber trade.

David Lee Emerson, PC (born September 17, 1945, in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian politician, businessman and civil servant.

Emerson is a former Member of Parliament for the riding of Vancouver Kingsway. He was first elected as a Liberal and served as Minister of Industry under Prime Minister Paul Martin. After controversially crossing the floor to join Stephen Harper's Conservatives, he served as Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler Olympics, followed by Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Emerson attended the University of Alberta and obtained his Bachelor of Economics degree in 1968 and his Master of Economics degree in 1970. He then went on to Queen's University where he received his Ph.D in Economics.

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