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All we’re asking for at this point is a public consultation and debate on these extreme investment protections like the Commission has agreed to organize in Europe.
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Documents leaked by U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden are providing information about Canadian spying activities in relation to multilateral negotiations.

Free trade with Europe in GM crops: A CETA deal-breaker?

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A potentially serious obstacle to completing the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union has received limited attention: genetically modified (GM) crops.

Dr. Lauren Baker of the Toronto Food Policy Council, at a February 2012 international workshop exploring CETA, noted that the EU has a policy of zero tolerance for GM organisms.   Canadian grain and oilseed growers who want to export to the EU currently find it very difficult to prove that their crops are not contaminated by GM crops grown nearby.

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