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Canada and EU sign free trade deal

October 31st, 2016

Episode 867 of 1091 episodes

They've finally signed on the dotted line. Canada and the European Union have made their trade deal official during a ceremony on Sunday. But it wasn't without its challenges, as Jason Karaian, Senior Europe Correspondent for the website Quartz explains. Speculation mounts over whether bank of England governor Mark Carney will serve his full term in office. We hear the view of independent economist Michael Hughes. Marijuana is fast becoming Israel's most popular medical export. We hear why from Saul Kaye, chief executive of ICAN - a venture capital firm funding the Israeli cannabis industry. (Photo: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and EU Council President Donald Tusk during the signing ceremony of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Credit: Francois Lenoir/AFP/Getty Images).

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