Entries by Maude Barlow from 02/2012

Why is Harper Letting the EU Profit From Canadian Water?

| Posted 02.02.2012 | Canada Politics

At Davos last week, the EU stated it wants to protect its policy space when it comes to water, but Canada is seeking no such protection. It's a case of European private water giants having their cake and eating it too. In other words, they protect public services at home, but want their own firms to lay siege to public systems abroad.

Harper Sells Canadian Human Rights to China

| Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper is aggressively selling Canada's tar sands and other energy and natural resources to China and willing to give it investor rights unavailable to Canadian firms operating domestically.