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Maude Barlow makes a convincing case against CETA, at the Austrian Parliament ea
Brent Patterson | Given the Canada-EU trade deal was "approved in principle" in October 2013, one might wonder what has happened to the agreement 14 months after negotiations on it were completed.
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Rick Salutin | There's a new element in the toxic formula of global xenophobia: anxiety among economically precarious people over globalization and trade deals.
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Brent Patterson | The Natural Resources Defense Council has projected that Europe could be receiving 700,000 barrels of tar sands bitumen a day by 2020, thanks to trade deals like CETA and TTIP.
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Brent Patterson | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland and Foreign Minister Stephane Dion are now in Manila, the Philippines for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.
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Brent Patterson | It would appear that a Canada Health Accord is back on the table with incoming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. But what will it look like under Canada's new prime minister?
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John Jacobs | The TPP will further remove governments' ability to take initiatives that might foster a more diverse and job-intensive economy. We're going back to the future, as hewers of wood and drawers of water.
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Scott Sinclair | Striking the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal during the election flies in the face of democratic convention and the government's own promises of openness.
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On September 29, Dairy farmers from eastern Ontario took their tractors to prote
Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | The TPP looks like a bad deal for Canada. With a pivotal federal election just weeks away, it's time for the parties to talk honestly about what's at stake in these negotiations.
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Jim Stanford | Trans-Pacific Partnership talks have jumped right into the deep end of NAFTA: undertaking a wholesale renegotiation of what is by far Canada's most important trade relationship. Why?
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Brent Patterson | A long-term study of the Athabasca River warns about the future availability of river water for the tar sands.
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Rick Salutin | Free trade once got by on theory and jargon: It's free, it's trade -- what could go wrong? But now, decades on, there's some reality to test it against.
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Murray Dobbin | The number of vultures circling the most lucrative public service plum in the firmaments is truly scary. Equally frightening are the consequences for retirement if public health care is eliminated.