The Council of Canadians calls the European Union’s failure to reach consensus on signing the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) an epic failure that makes the deal impossible. The post CETA just imploded, future of the deal uncertain appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The Canada-EU trade deal, CETA, “will elevate the rights of corporations above workers and the environment and undermine government regulatory flexibility,” new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds. The post Canada-EU trade deal undermines public interest regulation, workers: study appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The European Commission’s new investment protection proposals for future trade agreements, which were recently incorporated into the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), won’t prevent dangerous corporate attacks on public health and the environment. The post CETA investment reforms won’t prevent corporate attacks on health and environment appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
TransCanada’s lawsuit against the US over President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline reminds us how many of our rights free trade agreements give away, says 350.org. The post 350.org Responds to TransCanada’s NAFTA Lawsuit over Keystone XL appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Maude Barlow, the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians wants Stephen Harper to answer whether the just-announced “firesale of CBC buildings is part of getting the Trans-Pacific Partnership signed before October 19 to boost his chances of re-election.” The post Harper has no mandate to auction off CBC buildings during an election appeared first ...
The recent failure of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations spoils Harper’s agenda promoting the corporate takeover of the Canadian public good, says the Council of Canadians. The post TPP talks fail: Part of Harper’s disastrous economic project ends, says Council of Canadians appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
New eye-opening report by the chairperson of the Council of Canadians chronicles Harper’s 1984-style assault on Canada’s democratic institutions and values. The post Broken Covenant: Blistering report on 9 years of Harper agenda appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Beginning April 11, communities along TransCanada’s proposed Energy East route in Manitoba and Saskatchewan will hear why the pipeline is all risk and little reward for them. The post Energy East pipeline: Maude Barlow raises alarm in Saskatchewan and Manitoba appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The Council of Canadians and Canadian Federation of Students have filed a Charter Challenge to Harper’s Fair Elections Act in the Ontario Superior Court. The post Fair Elections Act Legal Case Could Call Into Question The Validity Of Upcoming Election appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Egypt’s retrial of Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy and two other jailed Al Jazeera journalists acknowledges major flaws in their original convictions, says Amnesty International. The post Retrial of Al Jazeera Journalists Must Pave Way to Their Unconditional Freedom appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
“An eye for an eye is not our vision of justice,” says #BlackLivesMatter in response to last week’s execution-style killing of two NYPD officers. The post #BlackLivesMatter Responds To Murder Of Two NYPD Officers appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
New Democrat MP Libby Davies explains her deciding not to run during the 2015 federal election after representing Vancouver East for six consecutive terms. The post NDP MP Libby Davies Explains Decision Not To Run In 2015 appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The BC Civil Liberties Association says the recent RCMP arrests on Burnaby Mountain, and the civil contempt charges laid, “could be found illegitimate.” The post Many Burnaby Mountain arrests may have been illegitimate, says BCCLA appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The Conservative government’s omnibus budget Bill C-43 seeks to deny refugee claimants access to health care and social assistance, says the Council of Canadians. The post With omnibus Bill C-43, Conservative government going after most vulnerable yet again appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Here’s the Ottawa Police Service’s statement on today’s shootings at the National War Memorial and on Parliament Hill. The post Parliament Hill Shooting: Statement by Ottawa Police Service appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
More national medical associations join Canadians’ call on the Conservative government to respect the Federal Court’s refugee health care ruling, urge it to drop its “reckless appeal.” The post Twelve national medical associations join call for Conservative government to drop reckless appeal of refugee health ruling appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
A new study reveals that Canada’s oil and gas companies could be penalized billions of dollars for their contribution to climate change. The post Climate damages litigation could cost Canadian oil & gas companies billions: study appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the Canada-EU trade deal favours large multinational corporations and burdens consumers, the environment, and the greater public interest. The post Making Sense of the CETA appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Activist members of Alberta First Nations to tell world leaders: “We will not stop fighting until we’ve stopped tar sands at the source.” The post Alberta Activists Join Tar Sands Bloc at People’s Climate March appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
On September 21st, thousands of rallies, marches and protests will take place delivering the biggest ever global demonstration for climate action in history. The post #PeoplesClimate: The Biggest Climate March In History appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
On the six-year anniversary of TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline proposal, 350.org highlights some of the facts and figures associated with the dangerous tar sands project. The post Keystone XL: The Last Six Years, By The Numbers appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The Council of Canadians and Ottawa residents plan to swing by 24 Sussex to pick up PM Stephen Harper en route to NYC Climate March. The post Council of Canadians invite Harper to get on the climate bus appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The Council of Canadians is calling on the Commissioner of Canada Elections to re-open the investigation into the 2011 robocalls election fraud scandal. The post Council of Canadians calls for reopening of robocalls investigation appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The Occupy movement has partnered with FilmOn Networks to create a free 24/7 Online “TV for the 99” television outlet for news, evidence, and commentary. The post Occupy Movement Gets Its Own TV Station appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.