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The One Question to Ask a Conservative Candidate in This Election

He did it. Stephen Harper dropped the writ and we’re heading into a 78 day election campaign. Oh joy!

I’m serious.

I intend to have a… 984 more words

Politics And Government

Dangerous Trade Deals Threatening Democracy and Rights

UNISON have produced a useful document on international trade deals. The European Union is currently negotiating three major trade agreements that could have a profound impact on public services, regulation in the public interest and employment and labour rights.

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Topical News

Free trade deal with Europe hits obstacles

Canada is facing an uphill battle over a trade deal with the European Union that was supposed to be one of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s legacy achievements thanks to pushback on the other side of the Atlantic. 768 more words


The European Parliament’s resolution on TTIP – squaring the circle?

By Theresa

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) finally debated the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations between the US and the EU from 7 to 8 July 2015. 1,584 more words

Human Rights

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