Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.
The Ontario government is demanding the Trudeau government commit to $2.66 billion in compensation for the province before ratifying the 'comprehensive and progressive' Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Five years ago (on January 24, 2013), Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence ended her 44-day hunger strike – that began in part due to the Harper government's gutting of the Navigable Waters Protection Act – following the (then-opposition) Liberal Party of Canada Parliamentary Caucus agreeing to a 13-point plan.
With oil and gas exploration approved off the coast of Nova Scotia for this spring, the Council of Canadians is organizing a hard-hitting coastal speaking tour providing evidence of the serious risks offshore drilling presents to sustainable fisheries, tourism, clean water and our climate.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announcing a 'comprehensive and progressive' deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership has been reached, January 23.
The Council of Canadians has opposed the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provision in NAFTA since the early-1990s.