ut of four Canadians have no idea that the federal government is negotiating a huge international trade deal that could have serious repercussions for the country.
Trans Pacific Partnership
Governments feed us a lot of malarkey about why secrecy is essential, but 9 times out of 10 there’s no justifiable reason.
While other trade agreements occupy a prominent place in the government's accomplishment list, the Trans-Pacific Partnership remains largely hidden from view. Why?
It's not too late to be part of our historic action against the TPP -- speak out today at http://StopTheSecrecy.net.
In mid-November, Wikileaks released the secret draft text for the Intellectual Property Rights Chapter of the TPP. Stuart Trew talks about what this leak tells us about the agreement as a whole.
Hopes that the TPP negotiations would come to Vancouver this summer are probably dashed by news reports suggesting negotiating countries will meet for the next and possibly last time in August.
Negotiators from 12 Pacific Rim countries meet in secret in Vancouver over the weekend of June 15 -- 17th to set new investment rules within the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Five Americans under Toronto G20 squeeze for alleged smashy-smashy! Then military + police tax resistance in Canada, animal rights action in Kitchener, men's supremacy in Toronto, and the TPP
The Council of Canadians submitted the following comments to the Government of Canada's request for information on the likely environmental impacts of the 11-country TPP trade agreement.
More than 200 people gathered in the Peace Arch Park on the British Columbia-Washington state border recently to protest the Trans Pacific Partnership.