Supporting Free Trade Deals Isn't Progressive

Supporting Free Trade Deals Isn't Progressive

Maude Barlow  03.31.2017
For as much as a government wishes to enact progressive policies, trade agreements -- such as the Canada-EU Economic and Trade Agreement...
'Some Baloney' In Trudeau's Claim That CETA Works For Everyone

'Some Baloney' In Trudeau's Claim That CETA Works For Everyone

CP  02.23.2017
Sometimes, politicians can say just enough to let the words mean anything to anyone.
If Trudeau Really Blames Corporate Elites, Why Did He Sign CETA?

If Trudeau Really Blames Corporate Elites, Why Did He Sign CETA?

Daniel Tencer  02.22.2017
The Trudeau government has been calling CETA the "most progressive" free trade deal ever. But the deal does not require the payment of...
CETA To Cost Average Working Canadian $2,460 In Lost Income: Report

CETA To Cost Average Working Canadian $2,460 In Lost Income: Report

Daniel Tencer  02.21.2017
As Canada and the European Union reach the home stretch to an historic free trade deal, a new research report says the agreement was made...
EU Approves Trade Deal With Canada

EU Approves Trade Deal With Canada

CP  02.15.2017
The vote comes at a time when populist parties in Europe and President Donald Trump in the United States, have been looking increasingly...
CETA: Canada's Rocky Road To The European Parliament

CETA: Canada's Rocky Road To The European Parliament

Schams El Ghoneimi  02.14.2017
CETA, the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, has everyone talking about Canada in Brussels, the EU capital, ahead of...
CETA Costs Jobs, Worsens Inequality, Social Tensions: EU Panel

CETA Costs Jobs, Worsens Inequality, Social Tensions: EU Panel

Daniel Tencer  01. 4.2017
The full EU parliament is slated to vote on CETA in early February.
Beyond CETA: Building A Progressive Global Trade System

Beyond CETA: Building A Progressive Global Trade System

Hassan Yussuff  12. 8.2016
When the full text of CETA was released in February 2016, we all thoroughly analyzed the deal. Each of us came to the conclusion that it...
The UK And Canada: Laying The Foundations For A Fintech Bridge

The UK And Canada: Laying The Foundations For A Fintech Bridge

Kevin McGurgan   12. 2.2016
Thanks to access to capital, technology and talent, the UK has established itself as the leading global Fintech centre, with London at...
Ramming CETA Through Parliament Would Be A Loss For Democracy

Ramming CETA Through Parliament Would Be A Loss For Democracy

Jerry Dias  11.23.2016
The federal government is ramming ratification of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) through Parliament in a process...
Ottawa Didn't Study How Much More We'll Pay For Drugs Under CETA

Ottawa Didn't Study How Much More We'll Pay For Drugs Under CETA

Daniel Tencer  11.21.2016
Chief negotiator slammed for "complete misunderstanding" of CETA's impact on drug prices.
TPP Trade Deal Likely Dead After Trump Win

TPP Trade Deal Likely Dead After Trump Win

Daniel Tencer  11.12.2016
It was one of the world's most ambitious trade deals.
Are TPP Opponents Racists, Isolationists And Protectionists?

Are TPP Opponents Racists, Isolationists And Protectionists?

Sujata Dey  11.11.2016
Photo: Maude Barlow, Chair of the Council of Canadians at a massive rally in Stuttgart, Germany against CETA and TTIP. (Council of...
NDP And Labour Must Heed Blue-Collar Fury That Fuelled Trump Win

NDP And Labour Must Heed Blue-Collar Fury That Fuelled Trump Win

Sid Ryan  11.10.2016
There are lessons for the New Democratic Party and the Canadian Labour Congress in the stunning defeat of Hillary Clinton. The NDP should...