Canadian PM to visit Prague for EU-Canada trade talks

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will travel to Prague on Wednesday to launch negotiations on a broad trade pact between Canada and the EU's 27 member states. Prime Minister Harper will be meeting with the outgoing Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolánek, whose country currently presides over the EU, and with the president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso. The talks are expected to cover a broad range of issues including international financial challenges, trade, climate change and security.

Author: Rosie Johnston