Trade Representatives from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. are in the deepest weeds within NAFTA negotiations, and some of the current proposals are flat out nuts. 674 more words
Tags » NAFTA
Why Transcanada's $15 billion lawsuit against the U.S. is a bad omen for the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The latest expression of our corporate-controlled economic structure revealed itself last week when TransCanada, the Canadian-based energy giant that hoped to build the Keystone XL pipeline, filed a $15 billion lawsuit against the United States government for rejecting the pipeline’s construction, under guidelines set forth in NAFTA. 858 more words
Two dramas greatly affecting the future of Canada are playing out badly. Most worrisome is the British Columbia pipeline fiasco where a lawless NDP government has gotten away with impeding a legally approved pipeline and by doing so damaged Alberta, Canada’s engine of growth. 564 more words
LONDON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the long way around to get to his party’s biennial convention this weekend in Halifax.
He left Ottawa last Thursday, flew to Peru for the Summit of the Americas, flew back to Ottawa for his own “pipeline summit,” then off to Paris, and finally here to London for the Commonwealth Summit. 1,274 more words