If you can believe it, former prime minister Stephen Harper wants you to know that the future of mega multilateral trade deals such as the doomed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is uncertain.
The Council of Canadians calls the European Union’s failure to reach consensus on signing the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) an epic failure that makes the deal impossible.
Read Canadian academics’ letter to the Parliament of Wallonia and the people of Belgium. The academics express their support for Wallonia’s continuing historic rejection of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement or CETA.
The Canada-EU trade deal, CETA, “will elevate the rights of corporations above workers and the environment and undermine government regulatory flexibility,” new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds.
A new report warns that the Canada-EU trade deal CETA could threaten food safety and the greater public interest. Meanwhile, a group of Germany NGOs have launched a massive constitutional lawsuit against the deal.
A Trudeau government official recently admitted that TPP and CETA will likely raise pharmaceutical costs in Canada. According to the official, it’s “correct” to suggest that the two trade deals “will likely increase the costs of drugs in Canada and we just don’t know how much”.
London Mayor Boris Johnson and other leading Brits believe that, in the event of Brexit, it’d be easy for the UK to set up a proposed Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)-style trade deal with the EU. They’re dead wrong.
A new video from the Council of Canadians seeks to start an enlightened public conversation on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA.