US Bill Threatens New Import Restrictions on Sugar-Containing Products

December 14, 2001 - On December 4, the US Senate Finance Committee adopted an amendment to the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act, sponsored by Senators Breaux and Thomas.

Doha WTO Declaration Viewed as Positive for Sugar

December 09, 2001 - Canada-Costa Rica Implementation Act Passed and New Talks with Central American Countries Set to Begin

MPs Seek Assurances that Costa Rica Sugar Provisions will Never be Repeated

October 24, 2001 - Ottawa - Medicine Hat M.P. Monte Solberg, spoke out yesterday on behalf of the concerns of local Taber sugar beet producers during committee hearings on Bill C-32, an Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Costa Rica. Also appearing before the committee was Bruce Webster, General Manager of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers.

Fair Trade For Canadian Sugar Depends On WTO Trade Liberalization

September 28, 2001 - A study released last week by Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada supports the Canadian sugar industry view that regional trade negotiations with Central America pose a substantial threat to the future of Canada's sugar industry.

Pierre Coté Joins Lantic Sugar as President and CEO

September 24, 2001 - MONTREAL, QUEBEC - September 24, 2001 - Lantic Sugar Limited announced today that Mr. Pierre G. Côté is joining the company, effective October 1, 2001, as its President and Chief Executive Officer.

CAFTA Conference Notice

September 13, 2001 - The Canadian Agri-Food Alliance (CAFTA) is hosting an International Trade Conference, "The Way Forward", at the Executive Royal Inn in Calgary, Alberta on October 19, 2001

Canada Willing to Sacrifice Sugar in Asymmetrical Trade Deals; US "Stuffed Molasses" Bill Returns; OECD Gives WTO Agreement Mixed Reviews

April 01, 2001 - Canada is engaged in a series of trade talks that include Costa Rica, four other Central American countries (the "CA-4") as well as the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA).