Why has government ignored all information detailing the potential negative consequences of CETA and gleefully implemented legislation to activate it?
Joyce Nelson’s “Beyond Banksters” is an eye-opening, must-read exposé of a ravenous financial system.
The Belgian regional government had it right all along on the controversial Canada-European Union trade agreement.
The focus on xenophobia as the source of Britain’s exit from the EU and the appeal of Donald Trump conveniently ignores the link many Brits and Americans see between our prevailing globalist ideology and extensive job losses and underemployment.
We went to a federal government-organized ‘public consultation’ on the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement that the general public didn’t seem to know about. Here’s what went down.
Prominent thinkers are speaking out against it and pro-democracy groups are calling for proper public consultations. But is our government listening?
Looking at the election platforms of our three major parties, it becomes clear there are issues that the politicians don’t want to talk about. Unfortunately, they are precisely the issues that most affect the livelihoods of Canadians.
Opposition to CETA is increasingly focusing on the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) section. What’s at stake for citizens?
A looming deficit is no justification for making awful decisions.
The squabble between the federal and provincial governments over the $280 million MPR package is an opportunity to revisit what we’ve been asked to give up under CETA, and just what we’re getting in return.
Why would former Premier Kathy Dunderdale announce that there was an agreement if it was not a done deal? And how on earth does the current Premier expect people to rally behind the overdone “Ottawa is evil” political tactic?
The damage CETA will wreak on our economy and our democratic rights is unprecedented. But it can still be stopped.
Leaked excerpts of the Canada-EU trade deal reveal serious implications for Canadian workers
The federal government is engaged in five major “free trade agreements” that threaten the degree of control Canadians have over their land, resources, freedom and future
Failure to renew the Canada Health Accord threatens us all. This province needs to join others in speaking out.
Who supports the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, and why? Who might have opposed it, but hasn’t? Are there prospects for stopping it?
The federal government doesn’t want us to know how much we’re giving up for CETA. Presented as a “trade agreement” with the European Union, provisions in CETA’s investment chapter undermine our right to regulate and hold transnational corporations accountable for the consequences of their actions
In the third of this 5-part series: Canadians’ wants and needs may change in the coming two decades, but the constraints under our new treaty with the European Union will not
In the second of this 5-part series: CETA will facilitate the “de-Canadianization” of our industries, a process that could be extremely difficult to reverse
In the first of this 5-part series: What the North American Free Trade Agreement has taught us, and the implications of another treaty based on the neoliberal “free trade” ideology