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CETA

July 15, 2019

"Canada and the E.U. should continue to support a type of economy which profits more than just the privileged few."

September 21, 2018

This is a bad deal for Canadians.  Even the government, trying to prove this is a good deal, released a study that proves the opposite.  The so-called benefits of the TPP are so minor that we need a magnifying glass to see them, while the loss of jobs and the stagnation of wages will be unfortunately far too easy to spot.

October 21, 2016

"This isn't the first trade agreement, nor will it be the last, but we've stood fast in our opposition to a deal that would compromise our public services, workers' rights, our environment, and ultimately, our democracy." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

October 19, 2016

"The negotiators cannot ignore and devalue the reasonable and legitimate criticisms that have been continually raised by citizens throughout Canada and Europe.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

September 15, 2016

Canada must not ratify ‘fundamentally flawed’ European trade pact.

June 9, 2015

European citizens support Stop TTIP call for the European Parliament to reject Investor State Dispute Settlement provisions when voting on upcoming resolution.

March 31, 2015

These agreements have included a clause giving individual companies the right to challenge the decisions of democratically elected governments, in ways that citizens themselves don’t have.

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

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.

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.