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UPDATE: Council hosts trade roundtable discussion today

The Council of Canadians has convened a roundtable meeting of more than 25 organizations this morning in Ottawa to discuss ways to counter the Canada-European Union free trade agreement and Canada signing the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement.

Organizations participating at this roundtable include the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, National Union of Public and General Employees, Canadian Energy and Paperworkers, Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Public Service Alliance of Canada, Canadian Auto Workers, CUPE Ontario, Canadian Council for the Arts, Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, Rideau Institute, and Common Frontiers.

Council of Canadians trade campaigner Stuart Trew is chairing today’s meeting. Maude Barlow has just completed her presentation to the group. The CCPA’s Scott Sinclair will be presenting shortly.

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