CETA Announcement Shows It's Possible To Fix Trade Deals

CETA Announcement Shows It's Possible To Fix Trade Deals

Jerry Dias  03. 2.2016
By announcing changes Monday to what we had been told was a done deal, Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has acknowledge that a trade agreement...
Canada-EU Trade Deal Expected To Take Effect Next Year

Canada-EU Trade Deal Expected To Take Effect Next Year

CP  02.29.2016
Chrystia Freeland says she is confident the agreement will be signed this year.
2-1/2 Years Later, Canada-EU Trade Deal Gets Revised

2-1/2 Years Later, Canada-EU Trade Deal Gets Revised

CP  02.16.2016
Controversial investor-state dispute tribunal is being revised.
CETA Changes Make Investor-State Provisions Worse

CETA Changes Make Investor-State Provisions Worse

Maude Barlow  02. 2.2016
Having toured Europe and met with both politicians and grassroots groups, I can tell you that a court system is not going to placate European...
Free Trade Deals Are The Opiate Of The Ruling Classes

Free Trade Deals Are The Opiate Of The Ruling Classes

Daniel Tencer  01.27.2016
We need to do a lot better than sign any free trade deal that comes along simply because it's there.
Canada-EU Trade Deal Could Be In Force A Year From Now: Envoy

Canada-EU Trade Deal Could Be In Force A Year From Now: Envoy

CP  01.22.2016
OTTAWA — The massive free trade pact between Canada and the European Union will, for the most part, be a done deal in one year even if...
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,...