"Canada and the E.U. should continue to support a type of economy which profits more than just the privileged few."
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.
"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
"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
Canada must not ratify ‘fundamentally flawed’ European trade pact.
European citizens support Stop TTIP call for the European Parliament to reject Investor State Dispute Settlement provisions when voting on upcoming resolution.
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).
The province of Newfoundland and Labrador announces that they won’t be working with the federal government in the various ongoing trade agreements.
Investor-state provisions in Canada-European Union trade deal give corporations too much power to threaten democratically elected governments.
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.