Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Canadians looking for a job are being hurt by recent trends in foreign trade. An outflow of spending from Canada indicates weakness in the ability of the economy to generate jobs.
News
Vancouver protest against FIPPA. (Photo: Kristen Mathias)
Mark Taliano | In June, 2013, the 300-strong Hupacasath First Nation launched a court action with the Federal Court to stop ratification of the proposed 31-year trade FIPPA with China.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | Mexico's socially unbalanced, uneven and unimpressive growth in recent years offers no upside for Canada, and does not remotely offset the employment and investment losses associated with NAFTA.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | There is a theory that millionaires from Asia buying up housing in Vancouver are the cause of the affordable housing crisis in Vancouver. Jackie Wong, Pablo Mendez and Henry Yu disagree.
Blog
Stuart Trew | The Council of Canadians was one of 125 global movements and civil society groups to endorse this statement of solidarity with efforts in Latin America, to reform the investment arbitration system.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | The federal government's announcement on Friday that it is approving two more big oilsands takeovers was political tap-dancing at its best.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Those who follow the business press closely, and listen attentively to corporate economic commentators, are still mainly in the dark about "who is actually getting what" in the business world.
Blog
Stuart Trew | According to a new European report, investor-state dispute settlement looks more like a racket, supported by an inner circle of secretive investment lawyers and arbitrators.
Blog
Christopher Majka | Should Canada retain control of its economy and natural resources, or sellout to foreign investment? One is a strategy to an economic superpower; the other a fast track to a resources supermarket.
News
Gus Van Harten | Commentators like Andrew Coyne are far too quick to dismiss the need for careful study. This treaty could lead to billion-dollar awards against Canada and is too important to be reduced to spin.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | A post-carbon world represents the future, not more over-investment in bitumen production. In Canada, we should be establishing our own public enterprises to develop and manage resources sustainably.
Blog
Statscan Cansim table 376-0051 (by country) and 376-0038 (by industry)
Toby Sanger | A growing share of Canada's investment overseas is being channelled by Canadian banks into tax havens. Unfortunately, there isn't much evidence our political leaders are doing much about this.