Canada and 5 other nations just pulled the trigger on world’s biggest trade deal — leaving America out in the cold

Canada and 5 other nations just pulled the trigger on world’s biggest trade deal — leaving America out in the cold

The world’s most radical trade pact has come into force across the Pacific as the U.S. sulks on the sidelines, marking a stunning erosion in American strategic leadership. Eleven countries are pressing ahead with the Comprehensive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), defying barely-disguised efforts by the Trump administration to kill the treaty. A vanguard of…

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Canada Goose’s first Beijing store draws crowds willing to wait an hour in freezing cold to pay 9,000 yuan for a parka

Canada Goose’s first Beijing store draws crowds willing to wait an hour in freezing cold to pay 9,000 yuan for a parka

BEIJING — Large crowds have been drawn to Canada Goose’s new outdoor wear store in downtown Beijing, its first in mainland China, since its opening on Friday, despite sub-zero temperatures and a chill in China’s relations with Canada. A long line of shoppers in thick winter coats queued outside the two-storey store on Monday afternoon,…

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