Showing posts from October 7, 2015

Why the TPP Will Not Work For Workers

The Nation The signatories of the Trans-Pacific Partnership just announced that they have inked the final agreement, ending years of secret negotiations and back-room corporate deal-making. And still, the full text, which will set trade rules for roughly 40 percent of global commerce in a dozen Pacific Rim countries, remains a secret, even as the accord hurtles toward Congress for an accelerated vote.   Story here. RELATED:   " Free Trade: Path to Prosperity - or Back Road to Corporatism?"

Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne Visits IISD-ELA

International Institute for Sustainable Development IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) was pleased to welcome Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne and her partner Jane Rounthwaite for a visit on August 30, 2015. Story here.

Writer Laments Absence of MP From Poverty Debate.

Dear Editor,  I’m disappointed that our Conservative Member of Parliament, Robert Sopuck did not attend the forum on child poverty here in Neepawa recently. 

The Harper Government Crawls Into Bed With a Shady Accounting Firm.

CBC TV News. Watch video here.