EU Quietly Asks Canada To Rework Trade Deal's Investment Clause

EU Quietly Asks Canada To Rework Trade Deal's Investment Clause

CBC  01.21.2016
European Union officials quietly approached Justin Trudeau's new government last fall with a request to revisit the controversial investment...
When Corporations Sue Countries, No One Wins

When Corporations Sue Countries, No One Wins

Maude Barlow  01.19.2016
If Keystone XL were built, it would produce 110 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions every year, which is incompatible with effective...
The TPP Erodes Public Policy To Benefit The World's Plutocrats

The TPP Erodes Public Policy To Benefit The World's Plutocrats

Sujata Dey  01.18.2016
[Obama] argued that globalization was eroding workers' rights and concentrating economic benefits at the top, that it is now harder for...
Trade Trumps Climate Change Action At COP21

Trade Trumps Climate Change Action At COP21

Sujata Dey  12.11.2015
When our democracies try to act on climate, trade agreements get in the way. For over 20 years, we have been fighting ISDS, the investor...
Europeans Have The Power To Defeat CETA

Europeans Have The Power To Defeat CETA

Sujata Dey  12. 2.2015
I cannot help thinking that, while countries rush to sign trade deals such as CETA and the new TransPacific Partnership, they cannot seem...
I Saw How Europeans Came Together In The Aftermath Of Paris

I Saw How Europeans Came Together In The Aftermath Of Paris

Sujata Dey  11.23.2015
I learned the news from internet sites -- the Bataclan was not very far from me. I know that spot. I discovered that one of the shootings...
CETA: The Canadian People's Voice In Europe

CETA: The Canadian People's Voice In Europe

Sujata Dey  11. 1.2015
A delegation from the Council of Canadians led by the organization's National Chairperson, Maude Barlow will also be going to Europe. This...
Why The TPP Is Not A Done Deal, And Why It May Never Get Done

Why The TPP Is Not A Done Deal, And Why It May Never Get Done

Daniel Tencer  10. 5.2015
Prime ministers and presidents around the world congratulated themselves Monday after coming to an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership,...
Sorry Harper, the Canada-EU Trade Agreement Is Still Not a Done Deal

Sorry Harper, the Canada-EU Trade Agreement Is Still Not a Done Deal

Maude Barlow  09.26.2015
A year ago -- Sept. 26 to be exact -- Prime Minister Harper announced the conclusion of negotiations of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive...
UN Climate Change Agreement Must Address Corporate Right to Sue Countries

UN Climate Change Agreement Must Address Corporate Right to Sue Countries

Maude Barlow  09.22.2015
Countries pledging to take serious action on climate change are also party to, or are aggressively negotiating, trade and investment deals...
Progressive Canadian Voters Support Changes to Trade Deals

Progressive Canadian Voters Support Changes to Trade Deals

Sujata Dey  09.18.2015
I believe that Canadians, especially progressive Canadians, want to move beyond partisan rhetoric with an independent analysis of the Canada-Europe...
Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Talks Shouldn't Stop for Elections

Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Talks Shouldn't Stop for Elections

Mark Warner  08.20.2015
Trade negotiations are growing in importance as developed and developing countries alike increasingly realize that protectionism is not...
CIBC: Free Trade Deals Becoming ‘Bureaucratic Nightmare'

CIBC: Free Trade Deals Becoming ‘Bureaucratic Nightmare'

Daniel Tencer  06.20.2015
“Something is not working” with the free trade deals Canada has signed onto, CIBC World Markets says in a new report — but don’t...
The E.U. Needs to Stop Dangerous Trade Deals

The E.U. Needs to Stop Dangerous Trade Deals

Maude Barlow  06.16.2015
We Canadians are writing to you, the Socialists, New European Left, and Greens, because you have the power to stop these dangerous trade...