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Canada-EU (CETA)

Canada and the European Union began negotiating the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in 2009. It is a “next generation” free trade and investment pact that is better understood as a corporate power grab. CETA is a way to further deregulate and privatize the Canadian economy while increasing corporate power and undermining Canadian and European efforts to address the climate crisis.

A promise is a promise! Liberal government should end back-room, corporate trade negotiations

A promise is a promise! Liberal government should end back-room, corporate trade negotiations

Free trade agreements have consistently worked against the interests of people and the planet. Trade deals are hatched in secret, ...
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Report: The potential dangers of CETA committees on Europe

Report: The potential dangers of CETA committees on Europe

This report by the Council of Canadians and foodwatch uncovers documents that show Canada is using CETA, the Canada-European Union ...
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CETA: "Fake news" and "Canada bashing"?

CETA: “Fake news” and “Canada bashing”?

On February 18, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) passed in the lower house of the Netherlands ...
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Canada using CETA to attack European food safety rules, new documents reveal

Canada using CETA to attack European food safety rules, new documents reveal

BREAKING: A Council of Canadians and foodwatch report uncovers new documents that show Canada using CETA, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive ...
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CETA toxic in France, why not in Canada?

CETA toxic in France, why not in Canada?

On July 23, the French National Assembly ratified the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). At the same ...
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French politicians should not ratify CETA

French politicians should not ratify CETA

On Wednesday, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will go before the French National Assembly for ratification ...
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CETA ruling may show that ISDS is legal, but it is still not acceptable

CETA ruling may show that ISDS is legal, but it is still not acceptable

Ottawa – Today, after a request from the Belgian government, the European Court of Justice ruled that the investor court ...
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ECJ decision on CETA: The judge has ruled, now it's time for the jury

ECJ decision on CETA: The judge has ruled, now it’s time for the jury

In a disappointing decision, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the investor court system in the ...
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