In French elections, Canada’s trade with the EU is also on the line


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Open this photo in gallery: French President Emmanuel Macron attends a press conference about the priorities of his Renaissance party and its allies ahead of the early legislative elections in Paris, France, on June 12.Stephane Mahe/Reuters Achim Hurrelmann is professor of political science and co-director of the Centre for European Studies at Carleton University. In an increasingly hostile international trading environment, Canada and the European Union like to praise each other as reliable defenders of a rules-based trading system. But their own bilateral trade deal – the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – faces an uncertain future after the French...