TPP – THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP FREE TRADE AGREEMENT UNIONS DEMAND FAIR TRADE NOW!
January 10, 2012
The governments negotiating the tpp fta can and must do better. Trade unions demand a seat at the table and an agreement that fully protects the rights of workers producing the goods and services traded in the global economy. The complete text of the joint trade union labor chapter proposal is available online here.
The TPP FTA Unions have prepared four Fact Sheets for more information.To view them, click on the titles below:
CETA – top ten reasons why it’s bad for Canada
December 14, 2011
Hey Canada, heard of the CETA yet? No? It’s not surprising!
Once again, our federal and provincial government and business leaders are negotiating a “free trade” deal behind the backs of canadians. This time, it’s called the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA for short. It will change the face of Canada as we know it, and Harper wants to sign it in a hurry – before anyone has a chance to debate it!
Want to know more?
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The Marmato Gold Dispute
December 7, 2011
Three articles have been produced by ENS (Escuela Nacional Sindical) about the ongoing dispute between the people of Marmato, Caldas, in Colombia, and a mining conglomerate that wants to launch a massive st rip m ine and demolish the village.
The Marmato Gold Dispute Trilogy (PDFfiles)
Canada must renegotiate NAFTA now!
Election 2008 fact sheets for activists
Each Sheet can be viewed online, using the HTML link, or downloaded and printed, using the PDF version.
Fact Sheet #1
Fact Sheet #2
Fact Sheet #3
Fact Sheet #4
Fact Sheet #5
10 Questions For Candidates Download (PDF)
Background Resources for Fact Sheets Download (PDF)
Fact Sheets (for downloading)
These fact sheets have been prepared to help cut through some of the spin and subterfuge around these important issues. Each document has been prepared in two versions:
4-page .pdf, printable on 8.5×11″ paper (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
2-page .pdf, printable on double-sided 11×17″ paper, which can be folded into a four-page document
Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP)
- English fact sheets updated March 12, 2008
Integration by Stealth
Thinking Outside the Box
Free Trade at the Crossroads