CETA

  • Friday, Oct 21 2016
    The Canadian Labour Congress says that the European Union and Canada failed to reach a deal on CETA because negotiators failed to take the concerns of unions and civil society seriously. Click to read the CLC article on the issue.
  • Wednesday, Oct 19 2016
    CFNU President sends urgent request to Prime Minister Trudeau to protect Canada’s health care system under CETA and TPP Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, I am writing to you on a matter of urgent importance. Earlier this year, on behalf of Canada’s nurses, I sent a letter to Minister Freeland with our concerns regarding the Trans‑Pacific Partnership (TPP) and provided research regarding the TPP’s negative impact to our health care system. These include adding an estimated $636 million more per year...
  • Friday, Sep 16 2016
    Canada must not ratify ‘fundamentally flawed’ European trade pact. Ottawa (15 Sept. 2016) — In solidarity with mass demonstrations taking place in Europe, the undersigned Canadian trade unions, wish to echo the recent message of the 3.3 million member-strong Canadian Labour Congress that there are many questionable aspects to the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. We are therefore calling on our Federal Liberal government not to ratify the CETA. CETA is highly controversial, with more than three million...
  • Tuesday, Oct 9 2012
    Webinar on the implications for health care of the proposed Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) . October 30, 2012 12:00 – 13:00 pm Join us for a webinar on the implications for health care of the proposed Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). The federal government is currently negotiating a sweeping new trade, investment and intellectual property treaty with the European Union, which could impact the costs of prescription drugs, procurement practices and the public...
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