Entries by Maude Barlow from 10/2012

The Darker Side of Free Trade Between Canada and the U.S.

| Posted 10.05.2012 | Canada Business

Canada remembers a milestone this week -- the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. Former Mulroney government officials and the business community that supported the first-of-its-kind project are running predictable victory laps in commentaries this week. Well, I'm sorry to crash this little party but there is something seriously wrong with this picture.

Why Our Water Is At Risk

| Posted 10.23.2012 | Canada Politics

Canadian officials are in Brussels this week in what may be the final round of a sweeping new Canada-European Union trade deal that puts our water at risk. Your provincial premiers are doing little to stop them but that can and must change.