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Brent Patterson | Jean Charest wants France to back CETA's investment provision, but concerns are raised about the impact that would have on elections to the European Parliament.
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Brent Patterson | The one-year anniversary of CETA is a political moment to reflect and recommit to fighting a "free trade" agenda that worsens the climate crisis and subsumes the imperative of climate justice.
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, addressed MEPs in Strasbourg on Thursday 16 February, 2017, one day after the the European Parliament approved the EU-Canada trade agreement (CETA). Photo: European Parliament
Ed Finn | A new book by Joyce Nelson provides practical challenges to corporate rule.
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Chrystia Freeland. Photo: OEA - OAS/flickr
Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood, Stuart Trew | In a series of speeches on Monday morning, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland outlined six broad priorities for Canada in the impending renegotiation of NAFTA.
Columnists
PM Justin Trudeau participates in the EU-Canada Leaders' Summit and CETA signing ceremony in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Murray Dobbin | The ability of governments to favour Canadian suppliers of goods and services was protected in NAFTA and all of the many bilateral agreements signed by Canada under Stephen Harper. Until CETA.
News
Karl Nerenberg | Here are a half dozen, from a separatist leader quitting to Trudeau elbowing, with trade-skeptical Wallonians and leader-dumping NDP delegates in between. Plus pipelines, a senator, and more.
Columnists
Murray Dobbin | When it comes to trade and investment deals, the facts mean nothing. The federal government makes its own "reality" by crafting "facts" to fit its policy objectives.
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Angella MacEwen | Pretending that everything is OK, only listening to advice from those who clearly stand to benefit from the Canada-EU deal -- that is one of the elements behind Trump's rise.
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Redeye Collective | With the regional government of Wallonia's vote to reject CETA, the future of the deal is less certain. Stuart Trew explains what Wallonia's initial opposition meant and how this impacts Canadians.
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Photo: An advertisement for Wallonia at the Brussels airport/ Behind the Numbers
Stuart Trew, Scott Sinclair | The Walloon government's resistance will have emboldened elected decision-makers across the continent, who must still decide, in 40 parliaments, if they wish to ratify the Canadian deal.
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Nora Loreto | In a column for the Financial Post, Terence Corcoran is trying to use the broad consensus that has emerged about Donald Trump to marginalize Unifor's position on the TPP and CETA.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | It's as if the Liberal cabinet was frolicking along among its doting public when an explosion went off at close range, rattling their hearing.