free trade deals
Looks like the deal could go ahead without the U.S.
For as much as a government wishes to enact progressive policies, trade agreements -- such as the Canada-EU Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- curtail their abilities to redistribute income and legislate for the common interest. These deals are vectors of inequality.
The most pressing environmental policy problem facing Canada is the possible ratification of the "trade deal" known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The investor protection provisions (called the Investor State Dispute Settlement mechanism, or ISDS) in that agreement presents a major threat to environmental protection in Canada. Let me tell you why.
We need to do a lot better than sign any free trade deal that comes along simply because it's there.
On the eve of a summit between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and European Union leaders, Germany has signalled it’s putting
The Conservatives are keeping secret the draft text of a sweeping free trade agreement Canada is negotiating with a dozen