Stuart Trew

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Aug 10, 2017
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Can NAFTA be fixed? Six modest proposals

Scott Sinclair
Stuart Trew
Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood
The NAFTA renegotiation drama is taking centre stage -- and it looks more like a summer rerun than the transformative spectacle we were promised.
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Oct 28, 2016
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Wallonia's inspiring stand on CETA

Stuart Trew
Scott Sinclair
By standing firm under incredible pressure, the regional government of Wallonia gave a voice to millions of citizens who feel the Canada-EU trade deal fails to represent their interests.
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Oct 29, 2015

Reviewing the TPP: Trudeau's best-case scenario

Stuart Trew
Scott Sinclair
During the election, one question dogged Trudeau to the end: what was his position on the recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership? We still don't quite know the answer, though we may soon enough.
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Oct 26, 2015
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Finally: A decisive end to the Harper era

Stuart Trew
Canadians have not elected a reflexively progressive party, but we do now have a government committed to implementing a largely progressive platform that will improve many people's lives.
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Sep 23, 2015
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Military procurement under the Harper government

Stuart Trew
One area where the gap between rhetoric and reality has received less attention in Conservative government economic policy is its management of military equipment procurement.
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Jun 11, 2015
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Senate passes C-51. What now?

Stuart Trew
Late Tuesday afternoon, by a vote of 44 to 28, the Senate approved the government's overkill anti-terrorism legislation, Bill C-51, without amendment. What more is there to say or do at such a moment?
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Apr 2, 2015
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Three hearings on C-51 would have done the trick

Stuart Trew
The government needed just three hearings on C-51 to decide what changes to the bill it could accept for the sake of appearing to respect the democratic process while getting tough on terrorism.
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Mar 11, 2015
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C-51 hearings begin in Ottawa. We'll be watching.

Stuart Trew
The CCPA will be contributing to the important debate on C-51 through a compendium of the hearings -- the testimony presented and the response of government and opposition MPs.

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