free trade

Jan 27, 2015
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Canada is trading away its environmental rights

David Suzuki
Canada's environment appears to be taking the brunt of NAFTA-enabled corporate attacks. And when NAFTA environmental-protection provisions do kick in, the government often rejects them.
Jan 16, 2015

Ten years of free trade in Central America

The Central America Free Trade Agreement was ratified in 2005. Ten years later, most of the signatory countries are struggling with poverty, violence and increased emigration.
Sep 26, 2014
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Who's afraid of free trade with Europe?

Angella MacEwen
There are a number of reasons to be concerned about the Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). The first one is that it isn't just a trade deal.
Aug 8, 2014

CETA will likely be signed, but it will also implode

Brent Patterson
On Tuesday August 5, the Harper government announced that negotiators had finalized the 1,500-page text of a Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
Jul 7, 2014
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Why the secrecy on the TPP talks this week?

Michael Geist
While other trade agreements occupy a prominent place in the government's accomplishment list, the Trans-Pacific Partnership remains largely hidden from view. Why?


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