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Stuart Trew | NDP MP Ellen Brosseau tabled a motion in the House of Commons "to ensure that the Conservatives uphold their promise to compensate cheese producers."
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Stuart Trew | Marilyn Reid, a founder of Citizens Against CETA writes in The Independent that foreign investment protections in the Canada-EU trade deal undermine public control of resources and public services.
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Stuart Trew | A recent German television news spot on the fledgling EU-U.S. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership blows up the myth of massive job growth and higher wages from a free trade deal.
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Stuart Trew | A freedom of information request by the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) has revealed evidence of U.S. government lobbying against privacy laws in the province.
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Stuart Trew | Colombian human and Indigenous rights advocates in Ottawa last week suggest that in their country, Canadian trade is profiting from a "genocide" against Indigenous communities as land is cleared.
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Brent Patterson | With a provincial election required in Newfoundland and Labrador within about a year, fracking and a 'free trade' deal with Europe could be increasingly on the political agenda in the province.
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Stuart Trew | In the U.K. and France, politicians from left and right are attacking European plans to put an investor-state dispute process into a U.S. (and Canadian) free trade agreement.
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Stuart Trew | An assessment contradicts assurances from the European Commission and the Harper government that there will be more protections in CETA for the so-called "right to regulate" in the public interest.
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Stuart Trew | It's time to reverse course on corporate rights treaties -- to balance the desires of investors to profit against our democratic right to govern in the broader public interest.
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Stuart Trew | This month's unanimous motion by Toronto City Council insists that Toronto have a say in whether they should be covered by international trade rules restricting their spending and government powers.
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Maude Barlow and Stuart Trew | Every few months, the Canadian public is asked by one polling firm or another how it feels about a CETA. Consistently, between 70 and 80 per cent of respondents say they generally like the idea.
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Ole Hendrickson | A potentially serious obstacle to completing the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union has received limited attention: genetically modified (GM) crops.