Transition to Sustainable Economy
Here is a very good overview by Council of Canadians' Campaign and
Communications Director, Brent Patterson on what has been written so far
about Water Services and the CETA agreement.... Read more »
Food Sovereignty Fact Sheet
Trade Justice Network
The Canada-E.U. Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement negotiations are based on commitments to place corporate rights before social and economic justice, democratic control, and ecological sustainability. Negotiations are progressing quickly and with little public scrutiny until now.
Trade Deal Attacks Seeds, Farmers, Food Sovereignty
Agriculture is a critical economic sector that will be severely affected by the proposed trade agreement with Europe. The trade deal will concentrate even more power in the hands of corporations, at the expense of farmers and food sovereignty.
Corporations Get Powerful New Tools to Control Seeds... Read more »
Negotiating from Weakness
Canada-EU trade treaty threatens Canadian purchasing policies and public services
The third round of negotiations for the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) are taking place in Ottawa April 19-23. A new CCPA analysis of the proposed agreement warns that it poses a serious threat to Canada's procurement policies and a broad range of public services.... Read more »
Canadian Fact Finding Delegation Discovers Mexican Community Devastated by Mining Activities of Blackfire Exploration; Calls for Parliament to Censure Blackfire and pass Bills C-300 & C-354Submitted by Janet Eaton on Wed, 2010-04-21 21:50
Trade & Environment Fact Sheet By Janet Eaton, Sierra Club Canada for the Trade Justice Network, April 19, 2010 (http://www.tradejustice.ca)
The Canada-E.U. Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations are based on commitments to place corporate profit and power before social and economic justice, democratic control, and ecological sustainability. Negotiations are progressing quickly and with little public scrutiny until now.
What is the threat we face? ... Read more »