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.
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Wednesday, Oct 19 2016CFNU 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 2016Canada 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 2012Webinar 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...