A letter to the editor is a great way to get a message or information to a broader audience. Letters are read by community members, local politicians, decision makers and others and can be a great way to increase interest and support. Here are five quick tips you can use to help get your letter published:
NAFTA’s Impacts on Farming
U.S. President Donald Trump has called Canada’s supply management system “unfair.” The United States is looking for more market access for agricultural goods in NAFTA renegotiations. More market access would mean that Canada’s supply management system would be undermined since imports would come in duty-free from the U.S.
1. Remove Chapter 11. Chapter 11 has been used a corporate charter of rights and has no place in a future North American trade agreement.
NAFTA: Workers and the Economy
The Council of Canadians is a grassroots organization that encourages and inspires people to take action. Meeting with your Member of Parliament (MP) is a great way to help push for positive change on important public policy issues that affect us all.
Here are some tips that will help you make the most out a meeting with your MP:
Canadian, Québec and Indigenous artists have a common concern: what will happen to their industries with corporate globalization? In a world dominated by global cultural behemoths, can we protect cultural diversity? Can we protect the unique voices that come from the plurality of communities in Québec, Canada and in Indigenous communities?
Before being elected, the Trudeau government promised to reinstate federal protections for lakes and rivers in Canada after they were gutted by the previous Harper government. The Harper government’s harmful legacy on water has left 99% of lakes and rivers unprotected in Canada.
The governments of North America are deep into a process of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement that was signed over 20 years ago. NAFTA has been instrumental, along with other policies, in increasing wealth inequality, job insecurity, wage stagnation and the creation of a precarious work force.
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