Trade

January 21, 2015

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

January 15, 2015

Lawsuits against Canada under NAFTA's Chapter 11, investor-state disputes, are making Canada, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the most "sued country in the developed world." — Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

November 19, 2014

Investor-state provisions in Canada-European Union trade deal give corporations too much power to threaten democratically elected governments.

September 25, 2014

Leaked documents from the European Union suggest that the negotiations for the Canada and European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) are actually far from over.

September 18, 2014

These corporate driven trade deals are dangerous for public services, and protect multinational companies from government control. When the public learns what they are really about, they will not accept them." — Larry Brown, NUPGE National Secretary-Treasurer

April 29, 2013

Workers come together to organize against Harper's harmful EI changes.

March 12, 2013

Alternative Federal Budget plan tackles Canadians' real concerns.

August 22, 2014

Impressive start to a weekend of bringing together diverse social movements.  The theme: Build Together—Win Together—The Future Is Ours!

August 14, 2014

Text leaked to a German TV station raises a lot of concerns for the National Union.  The union is reminding Canadians that there are still a lot of hurdles to face before the deal is implemented.

July 28, 2014

In what may be another black eye for the Conservative government, there are reports that the German government may reject the proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) over the inclusion of Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions.