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What would a truly ecologically sustainable economy look like? | Oct 13 2015 | Tania Ehret | Who is really benefiting when we speak about economic growth? David Suzuki and Peter Victor discuss economic strategies and the environmental movement at a panel in Vancouver.
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What the Trans-Pacific Partnership means for the cost of drugs | Oct 13 2015 | Scott Sinclair | The release of the final Trans-Pacific Partnership text shows that the trade deal has worrying implications for Canada, binding our country to a regulatory regime that would lock in high drug costs.
Trade Minister Ed Fast speaking in Montreal, 2014
Fact check: Canadians likely to lose more than they gain under TPP | Oct 13 2015 | Nora Loreto | The benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership will likely be far outweighed by what we stand to lose.
Yet another Canadian steel factory, closed down to outsource Canadian jobs.
Conservatives once again betray Canadian jobs | Oct 13 2015 | John Cartwright | This will be the first generation of Canadians in our history to be worse off than their parents. The Conservatives are to blame.
Gensqueeze | Oct 10 2015 | Gensqueeze is analyzing party platforms and building a sandwich gen lobby. Sign up and join the lobby.
After the sands: Demand less | Oct 9 2015 | Gordon Laxer | In this final instalment of exclusive excerpts from Gordon Laxer's new book After the Sands: How to survive a resource-limited future.
Calgary, Edmonton and P.E.I. ready to host guaranteed living pilot projects | Oct 8 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Hugh Segal refers to Guaranteed Livable Income as "Quantitative easing for the common person, as opposed to big banks and car companies, which provides liquidity when required."
Image: Council of Canadians
Understanding investor-state dispute settlement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership | Oct 8 2015 | Brent Patterson | While the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is not likely to be released until November 5 or later, we do know that it includes an investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provision.
Image: Flickr/Broadbent Institute
Fact check: The TPP puts Big Pharma in the driver's seat of Canada's health system | Oct 8 2015 | David Molenhuis | The NDP claims the TPP will dramatically increase the price of life-saving medicines among other implications for Canada's public health-care system. Is this true?
Photo: Drew Leavy/flickr
Five reasons to defend supply management from the Trans-Pacific Partnership | Oct 8 2015 | Scott Sinclair | Here are five reasons why dairy farmers and the supply management system deserve to be fully protected from the TPP and preserved for future generations.
After the sands: Pipelines or pipe dreams | Oct 8 2015 | Gordon Laxer | In today's excerpt from Gordon Laxer's After the Sands: Pipelines were once thought of as merely ways to convey oil and natural gas. No longer. They now convey controversy.
When Volkswagen gives you lemons, make lemonade | Oct 7 2015 | Hugh Mackenzie | We need to take this episode as a wake-up call -- as a springboard for fundamentally rethinking the way corporations operate, re-balancing private versus public interests in our regulatory system.

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