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Oct 18th, 2011
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COC, CUPE video October 17 2011 A short witty video on the trade deal being negotiated by the Harper government with the European Union. The video features Canadian Union of Public Employees National President Paul Moist and Council of Canadians National Chairperson Maude Barlow. Link ...
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Aug 17th, 2011
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Municipalities should be exempt from CETA, council toldAWARE Simcoe August 17 2011Mariane Cancilla, representing AWARE Barrie / AWARE Simcoe, and Myrna Clark, representing Council of Canadians, appeared before Barrie City Council Monday night to warn of potentially dire consequences of the Comprehens...
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Jul 15th, 2011
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By GARY MASON Globe and Mail July 15 2011 When Canada’s premiers gather in Vancouver next week, it’s hard to imagine that the subject of trade talks with the European Union won’t come up. The potential ramifications of any deal for the provinces are enormous. And yet there has been little discussion ...
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Jul 11th, 2011
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By Marg Bruineman Barrie Examiner 2011 June 29 Barrie  July 5 RVH  July 5 Georgian...
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Jun 23rd, 2011
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UPDATE – link to AWARE Simcoe resolution  Surprisingly, FCM board refused debate on BC resolution to allow municipal exemption By Scott Sinclair Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives June 7 2011  The Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was a hot topic of debate at the ...
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Jun 7th, 2011
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Charest government has been pushing Canada-EU free trade dealNews release from Council of Canadians June 6 2011Montreal – The Council of Canadians joined a rally this morning outside the annual Conference of Montreal to protest the elite gathering, the Charest government’s economic policies, and the ...
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Jun 4th, 2011
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News release from Council of Canadians  June 3 2011Halifax, NS – Municipal councillors from across the country arrived in Halifax today for the annual general meeting of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and the Council of Canadians was there to greet them. Activists from the organization wa...
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May 15th, 2011
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Trade deal with Europe would affect municipal right to prioritizeLetter to the Barrie Examiner May 13 2011New Tecumseth town council has passed a resolution asking the provincial government to negotiate a clear exemption from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (the Canada-European Union t...
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Apr 19th, 2011
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From Simcoe County Citizens Engaging Democracy (Facebook) April 19 2011Simcoe County Citizens Engaging Democracy attended the debate Monday April 18th at Grace United Church. We believe that debates are an important part of engaging in the democratic process. No other part of the election procedure a...
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Apr 7th, 2011
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EU negotiators in Ottawa for CETA talks   Rabble.ca April 5 2011 European Union trade negotiators will be in Ottawa April 11-15 to continue trade talks with the provinces and federal government on the Canada-EU free trade agreement. The deal on the table will have a considerable impact on jobs, farme...