Sometimes, the simplest solutions are the best ones. Unfortunately, though, Canada's extreme concentration of corporate power often precludes the solutions from ever seeing the light of day.
The first step towards resolution of this problem is nomenclature. We need to free corporate-fashioned words from their false meanings.
Here are some examples. Trade deals, including the so-called "free trade" deals which have crippled North American manufacturing, are more accurately described as "corporate empowerment" deals. Invariably, these deals empower transnational companies to relocate where wages are low (or in the case of prison labour, non-existent), where collective bargaining doesn't exist and where unions are impotent or non-existent.