Category Archives: Trade

Posts related to the Trade campaign.

Earth Day 2011 – Maude Barlow and Vandana Shiva on the rights of Mother Earth

On April 22, Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman interviewed two leading public intellectuals: Maude Barlow, Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, and Vandana Shiva, well-known author and environmental justice activist. Maude Barlow and Vandana Shiva explored the concept of the rights … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Support Bill C-474 and help prevent the commercialization of GE crops!

What is Bill C-474? Bill C-474 would support Canadian farmers by requiring that “an analysis of potential harm to export markets be conducted before the sale of any new genetically engineered seed is permitted.” This Bill is a critical opportunity … Continue reading

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BC’s ‘Water Sustainability Act’: a Trojan Horse for Privatization and Deregulation?

You probably haven’t heard of it, but the BC government has created a new ‘Water Sustainability Act’ (WSA). This new act is being sold as a ‘modernization’ of an outdated piece of legislation, the old Water Act. But, as always, … Continue reading

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Building Canadian-European civil society opposition to CETA

Re-posted from The Campaign Blog on the Council’s national website: Thursday, January 20th, 2011 STRASBOURG, 8 am (2 am ET) – We are leaving Strasbourg this morning and returning to Brussels for meetings with European allies opposing CETA. We will … Continue reading

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Council, allies protest against CETA

Re-posted from The Campaign Blog on the Council’s national website: Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 STRASBOURG, 8:30 am (2:30 am ET) – The Toronto Sun (and other Sun newspapers) report this morning that, “Canada and the European Union have entered the … Continue reading

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