Trade

20 Nov 2015

Why is the Trans-Pacific Partnership so dangerous? Watch these videos to find out!

09 Nov 2015

"We are asked to accept an economy-altering free-trade deal with no information, just cheerleading rhetoric.” — Larry Brown, Trade Justice Network Co-chair

16 Oct 2015

"TPP is a bad deal for anyone who relies on prescription medication. This is why it's important to act now." — Open Letter to Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party

14 Oct 2015

NUPGE's Larry Brown spoke to a rally of 250,000 Europeans who were protesting the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with the U.S. and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

08 Oct 2015

"This is a deal by business, for business, with a price tag Canadians shouldn’t have to pay."

Commentary by Larry Brown, National Secretary-Treasurer, National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE).

05 Oct 2015

Instead of learning from their mistakes, Conservatives are repeating them. Based on the list of sectors that will be harmed by the TPP, approving the deal will be another step away from a diversified economy.

29 Sep 2015

"Every other country knows that Mr, Harper has publicly conceded on this point — he will accept a deal that does not protect the industry and its workforce.” — Larry Brown, TJN spokesperson

15 Sep 2015

“Most Canadians wouldn’t buy a new car without researching the warranty coverage, the mileage, reviews and so on. Yet our government would have us agree to sweeping economic agreements like CETA and the TPP without providing us any facts." — Larry Brown, Trade Justice Network co-chair and NUPGE National Secretary-Treasurer

05 Feb 2015

“Health is a human right and is not for sale or for trade. The health system exists to keep our families safe and healthy, not to ensure the profits of large corporations.” — Rosa Pavanelli, General Secretary, Public Services International.

21 Jan 2015

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador announces that they won’t be working with the federal government in the various ongoing trade agreements.

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