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UPDATE: Council presents to parliamentary committee on procurement agreement

Yesterday, Council of Canadians Board member Steven Shrybman presented to the parliamentary Standing Committee on International Trade on the Canada-US Agreement on Government Procurement.

You can read his presentation at http://canadians.org/trade/documents/submission-shrybman-CUSPA-0310.pdf.

You can also hear the audio of his presentation at http://parlvu.parl.gc.ca/parlvu/asx/playlist.aspx?files=/2010/2010-03/000176a2.wmv.

This is a parliamentary hearing that the Harper government didn’t want. To read ‘WIN! Public pressure leads to public hearings on lopsided Canada-US procurement deal’, go to www.canadians.org/campaignblog/?p=725.

Past commentary by trade campaigner Stuart Trew and national chairperson Maude Barlow on this agreement can be read at www.canadians.org/campaignblog/?p=2862.