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A maritime strategy to propel Quebec in the 21st century

Quebec Prime Minister, Philippe Couillard, unveiled an ambitious and far-reaching maritime strategy for the province that will shape the transportation and logistics of cross-Atlantic shipping for North America in the 21st century. 711 more words

Climate Change

If ever you thought TTIP wasn't that bad really....

I’ve written on this before. And I don’t want to become boring on this subject. But today I came across an article in the Huffington Post from a Canadian perspective which I think is worth sharing. 146 more words

European Parliament

Congress 2015 of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Canada has a unique phenomenon of a single scholarly conference that brings together for a week in one place many if not virtually all of the professional societies of the humanities and social sciences. 539 more words

On Alert –TiSA is around!

In my neighbourhood the atmosphere is festive. And as a neighbour, I am sharing their happiness too. After years of gradual downslide into autocracy, Turkey has recently had elections (more… 515 more words

Human Rights

EU pushes back vote on U.S. partnership

The European Union (EU) and the U.S. have been negotiating a transatlantic trade and investment partnership since July 2013, but talks on the investment chapter and investor-protection have been on hold since early 2014 amid widespread public protests across Europe. 43 more words

News

TTIP – and Other Mega Trade Deals: What Are We Actually Talking About?

By Theresa

In the debate on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) all sides constantly refer to its consequences: some say there will be economic growth and wealth for both the European Union (EU) and the US which otherwise would not happen. 1,766 more words

Business And Human Rights

Why oppose ISDS ?

There is a wide angry campaign against investor state dispute settlement clauses in multilateral trade agreements, especially those negotiated in TTIP and CETA. I have written about this before (see… 154 more words

Law