PUBLIC MEETING: Canadian Communities Not For Sale / Assemblee Publique : Le Canada n’est pas à vendre

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 23:00 to Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 01:00

Canada and the European Union are negotiating a new Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). This is a big deal for Canada and so far, negotiations have been quietly taking place behind closed doors.

If CETA is signed it will:

• Threaten our democracy by putting corporate rights first
• Encourage privatization of Canada's drinking water and wastewater services
• Threaten local job creation and "buy-local" policies
• Cause prescription drug costs to skyrocket by at least $2.8 billion per year
• Allow big corporations to ignore or challenge environmental regulation

Let's work together to stop this deal.

PUBLIC MEETING

Learn more about how CETA threatens Canadian communities and how you can help stop this deal.

Tuesday, May 24, 7:00 p.m.
Centre St-Pierre, 1212 Panet Street, Montréal, QC

Featuring:

- Maude Barlow, National Chairperson, Council of Canadians
- Claude Généreux, National Secretary-Treasurer, Canadian Union of Public Employees
- Claude Vaillancourt, ATTAC-Quebec

This event is part of a cross-country tour with the Council of Canadians and CUPE.
http://cupe.ca/ceta - http://canadians.org/ceta - 1-800-387-7177


L'AECG : une mauvaise affaire pour le Canada

Le Canada et l'Union européenne négocient présentement un nouvel Accord économique et commercial global (AECG). Il s'agit d'une entente très importante pour le Canada et pourtant, jusqu'à maintenant, les négociations se sont déroulées derrière des portes closes.

S'il est signé, l'AECG :

• Menacera notre démocratie en accordant la priorité aux droits des entreprises
• Favorisera la privatisation des services d'eaux potables et usées du Canada
• Menacera la création d'emplois locaux et les politiques d'« achat local »
• Fera grimper en flèche le coût des médicaments d'ordonnance, d'au moins 2,8 milliards de dollars par année
• Permettra aux grandes entreprises de contourner ou de contester les règlements relatifs à l'environnement

Ensemble, empêchons la signature de cet accord.

ASSEMBLÉE PUBLIQUE

Sachez pourquoi l'AECG menace les collectivités canadiennes et ce que vous pouvez faire pour bloquer cette entente.

Le mardi 24 mai, 19 h
Centre St-Pierre, 1212, rue Panet, Montréal (Québec)

Seront présents :

- Maude Barlow, Présidente nationale, Conseil des Canadiens
- Claude Généreux, Secrétaire-trésorier national, Syndicat canadien de la fonction publique
- Claude Vaillancourt, ATTAC-Québec

Cette activité s'inscrit dans une tournée nationale organisée par le Conseil des Canadiens et le SCFP. http://scfp.ca/aecg - http://canadians.org/aecg - 1-800-387-7177

Poster :
http://canadians.org/events/documents/CETA_Poster_Montreal.pdf

Ecoutez l'avertissement de radio : http://canadians.org/publications/audio/trade/CETA-FR-0511.mp

Centre St-Pierre
1212 Panet Street
H2L 2Y7 Montreal , QC
Canada
45° 31' 8.8644" N, 73° 33' 12.0312" W
Quebec CA
Council of Canadians

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