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October 21, 2016

Canadian Labour Congress: CETA’s failure is a win for democracy

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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October 19, 2016

Canada's nurses call code blue on CETA & TPP trade agreements

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 […]

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September 16, 2016

Joint Canadian Trade Union statement on CETA

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. […]

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