With a few days to go before the Oct. 19 federal election, Australian freelance journalist Alan Austin debunks Stephen Harper’s claim that Canada’s economy is “the envy of the entire world”.
A confidential letter leaked by WikiLeaks on Wednesday reveals that the CBC and Canada Post could be sold under the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, currently being negotiated by Canada and 11 other countries in Maui, Hawaii.
Justin Trudeau’s views on key issues do not represent the real change Canadians will be seeking during the 2015 federal election, says Maude Barlow.
On Thursday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed the United Nations General Assembly for the first time since Canada lost a UN Security Council bid in 2010.
NDP MP Don Davies has told a downtown Ottawa protest that the Harper Conservatives’ ongoing negotiations on the TPP are unnecessarily secretive.
“Most Canadians would be surprised to learn that Canada is hosting the latest round of TPP negotiations this week in Ottawa,” says University of Ottawa Prof Michael Geist
Despite being less than a week away from hosting hundreds of negotiators and other officials from the other 11 TPP member countries, the Canadian government has kept a tight lid on any details about the Ottawa meeting.
A new study reveals that “the proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will only exacerbate the Canadian auto industry’s recent decline.”