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WIN! CETA motion passed by Ottawa city council

Councillor Diane Holmes

Councillor Diane Holmes

Ottawa chapter activist Phil Soubliere and Frank Bayerl have let us know that the motion on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) brought forward by Ottawa city councillor Diane Holmes on February 22 has been passed!

It will be added to our web-map noting municipalities across Canada that have passed expressions of concern about CETA, www.canadians.org/ceta.

To read Toronto Star columnist Linda Diebel’s recent column on why CETA is ringing alarm bells with municipalities across the country, go to http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1136423–canada-europe-trade-deal-prohibits-provinces-municipalities-from-favouring-local-bidders-on-contracts.

To help pass a CETA resolution in your community, see our community resource materials at www.canadians.org/ceta-resolution.

More soon.