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CETA got signed. But we can still stop it!

We’re just weeks away from a European Parliament vote that will make or break the trade pact.

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Political

Ende gut, alles gut für CETA? Historischer Meilenstein für die EU-Kanada Beziehungen

Das Jahr 2016 markiert den 40. Jahrestag der offiziellen Zusammenarbeit zwischen der EU und Kanada. 1976 haben die damalige Europäische Wirtschaftsgemeinschaft und Kanada ihr erstes Rahmenabkommen über die handelspolitische und wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit abgeschlossen. 616 more words

Focus Canada

Crawford: Electoral reform would actually help the Liberals make better decisions

As surely as the receding tide slowly unveils a submerged coastline, the current juncture in Canadian public affairs is revealing a long familiar pattern, almost as old as Canada itself: the gradual de-radicalization of a Liberal election platform. 571 more words

Columnists

Comment on CETA (radio)

In October, Belgium held back the EU from signing CETA, the tentative Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada. A deal was eventually reached among Belgian regional authorities on 27 October, and the CETA was signed on 30 October.  12 more words

Europe/ Euro

Legitimate expectations in the TTIP proposal, in CETA, in EU law and in international investment law: a paradigm of Heraclitean hidden harmony?

by Artemis Malliaropoulou*

The problems are solved, not by giving new information, but by arranging what we have known since long.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, 1953… 2,366 more words

Articles

CETA: EU-Canada trade deal clears legal hurdle in EU parliament

The planned EU-Canada free trade deal cleared a hurdle to its implementation next year when the European Parliament rejected a motion on Wednesday to ask the top European Union court to rule on its legality. 355 more words

World

Bloc Québécois MP uses foul language to denounce Ottawa's cheese policy, gets Speaker's censure

OTTAWA — Bloc Québécois MP Simon Marcil was censured Monday by the Speaker of the House of Commons for using the word “bullshit” in the chamber as Marcil slammed Ottawa for failing to provide enough support for Quebec cheese-makers. 384 more words

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