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Jim Stanford | If trade deals are the key to trade success, why is it that the more of them we implement, the worse our trade becomes? Perhaps the deals are doing more harm than good.
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Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | Agricultural institutions are just some of the items on the long list of co-operative and cost-sharing mechanisms Harper hopes to destroy -- including our public health-care system.
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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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Dean Del Mastro
David J. Climenhaga | As recent news stories illustrate, both same-sex marriage advocates and poultry and dairy farmers are targets of the government-by-sneak approach favoured by the Harper Conservatives.
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Amy Goodman | U.S. grassroots activists are organizing against the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trade Promotion Authority, which increase corporate power and reduce the power of people to govern themselves.
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Brent Patterson | NDP leader Thomas Mulcair says that the European Union shouldn't support the Canada-EU Economic and Trade Agreement if it includes an investor-state dispute settlement provision.
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Brent Patterson | Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with the leaders of 11 other countries this week in Beijing to try to advance talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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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.
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Stuart Trew | Yesterday in Geneva, WTO Director General Roberto Azevêdo announced that governments have failed to reach agreement on a "Bali package" in advance of the December 3-6 Ministerial meeting in that city.
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Pia Eberhardt (far left) discusses corporate lobbying with a group in front of t
Stuart Trew | A European court has upheld the European Commission practice of giving preferential access to trade documents to business lobbyists while keeping it out of the hands of everyone else.
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Stuart Trew | While the Conservatives continue to sign bilateral investment treaties that give corporations the "right" to challenge policies, Latin American countries are working to change the system entirely.
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Stuart Trew | The NDP has expanded its position on trade so that the party would not negotiate NAFTA- and FIPA-like investor-state dispute settlement processes into trade deals.