Vytenis Andriukaitis, the European Union's commissioner for health and food safety, has stated that Europeans are worried about the lowering of food standards through the United States-European Union Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
The Council of Canadians is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to implement proportional representation in time for the October 21, 2019 federal election. The Liberal platform this past election promised to review reforms to our current voting system, including ranked ballots and proportional representation. We are opposed to the ranked ballot system.
Buy Nothing Day is an international day of protest against consumerism which generally takes place on 'Black Friday' (one of the busiest shopping days in the United States and the equivalent to Boxing Day in Canada) and the following Saturday. This year that would be today (Nov. 27) and Saturday (Nov. 28).