In just hours, Trade Minister Freeland will sign Canada on to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The TPP is one of Stephen Harper’s biggest legacies. The sweeping "free" trade deal will let corporations sue governments in special courts for laws that might hurt their 'expected' profits, and it could severely damage our access to medication, internet freedom and workers’ rights. In short, it’s a massive corporate power grab.But the TPP must still be ratified by Parliament. So we still have a chance to stop it. PLEASE SIGN HERE.
The Alberta government’s attempt to balance competing interests in the oilsands region has failed to protect aboriginal rights, lands and health from industrial development, says an unreleased report. More here.