The prime minister's obvious contempt for democracy keeps getting underlined by the grotesque corruption of the people he appoints and surrounds himself with.
A NAFTA lawsuit from Eli Lilly against the invalidation of two patents in Canada, would be so harmful to our democracy, and set such a dangerous precedent, that it cannot be allowed to proceed.
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.
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.
Lone Pine is demanding $250 million in compensation for Quebec’s moratorium, which it says violates Lone Pine’s “right” to frack!
With Harper making the diplomatic rounds in Europe, media interest has heightened this week regarding the potential free trade agreement which his government is trying to negotiate with the EU.
Canadian, Quebec and U.S. groups have launched a public petition to urge oil and gas company Lone Pine Resources to drop a $250-million NAFTA lawsuit against Quebec’s moratorium on fracking.
Canadian authorities put public resources at the service of Calgary-based Blackfire Exploration despite connections with suspects in the murder of a local activist, mine suspension, and more.
The NAFTA investor lawsuit against Quebec's moratorium on shale gas development is cited by Australia's trade minister as a reason to avoid including these excessive investor rights in trade deals.
The U.S. and European Union have taken the free trade plunge. President Obama announced in February that he will start talks with the EU on a transatlantic trade, investment, and regulatory pact.