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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.

Leading French presidential candidate Macron vows to re-evaluate CETA, amend text

Leading French presidential candidate Macron vows to re-evaluate CETA, amend text

Emmanuel Macron, the candidate expected to win the French presidency this Sunday, is now saying that he will establish ...
PBO report points to glaring problems with CETA

PBO report points to glaring problems with CETA

Today, the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) released a study predicting meager GDP gains of $220 per Canadian under CETA ...
European Union raises Canada's ultra-filtered milk pricing strategy as a CETA concern

European Union raises Canada’s ultra-filtered milk pricing strategy as a CETA concern

The European Union is raising concerns about Canada's "national ingredients strategy" for ultra-filtered milk just two months out from ...
Hamilton chapter hosts trade campaigner Dey for talk on NAFTA, TPP & CETA

Hamilton chapter hosts trade campaigner Dey for talk on NAFTA, TPP & CETA

The Council of Canadians Hamilton chapter hosted trade campaigner Sujata Dey at their monthly meeting on April 25. Chapter ...
Kitchener-Waterloo chapter receives reply from Magnette on CETA 'investment protection' mechanism

Kitchener-Waterloo chapter receives reply from Magnette on CETA ‘investment protection’ mechanism

The Council of Canadians Kitchener-Waterloo chapter has received an email reply from Paul Magnette, the minister-president of the Belgian ...
South Niagara chapter receives reply from Wallonia's minister-president on CETA

South Niagara chapter receives reply from Wallonia’s minister-president on CETA

The Council of Canadians South Niagara chapter has received an email Wallonia's minister-president Paul Magnette about the Canada-European Union ...
Hamilton chapter receives reply from Wallonia's minister-president about CETA

Hamilton chapter receives reply from Wallonia’s minister-president about CETA

The Council of Canadians Hamilton chapter has received a reply from Paul Magnette, the minister-president of the French-speaking Belgian ...
CETA could harm family-owned fine-cheese makers & farmer-owned co-operatives in Canada

CETA could harm family-owned fine-cheese makers & farmer-owned co-operatives in Canada

The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will very likely harm cheese makers in Canada. The Globe ...