Trading Up: NUPGE Trade Backgrounder | National Union of Public and General Employees

Trading Up: NUPGE Trade Backgrounder

When discussing various national and international trade agreements the alphabet soup of acronyms and range of issues quickly becomes confusing.  However, it is important that Canadians understand what our government is negotiating in our name and what the impact of these agreements will be on our economy, democracy and society.  This background document provides and introduction and overview of four of the most important agreements: The World Trade Organization's General Agreement on Trade in Services; Continental Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP); The Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA); and, Atlantica.

Publication date: 
June, 2007
Publication Topic: 
Globalization and International Solidarity