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TPP casino signing gambles with our future

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 10:59 am | Council of Canadians

OTTAWA – Trade ministers from 12 nations have chosen a casino and convention centre for the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), leading to criticism from fair trade advocates like the Council of Canadians that governments are gambling ... More >>

Canada setting new global standard for TPP secrecy

Saturday, 28 June 2014, 10:37 am | Council of Canadians

Ottawa – With an undisclosed location, hidden session schedules, and even key foreign negotiators kept out of the loop, the secrecy surrounding next week’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiating round in Ottawa marks a new low point in transparency ... More >>

Cancun climate talks at critical moment

Saturday, 4 December 2010, 1:44 pm | Council of Canadians

Cancun climate talks at critical moment Canada named in Group of 3 countries working to kill Kyoto Protocol Council of Canadians is alarmed by reports that there is a small group of three countries blocking the second round of emission reduction commitments ... More >>

UN To Recognize Fundamental Human Right To Water

Friday, 9 July 2010, 4:03 pm | Council of Canadians

The United Nations General Assembly is considering an historic draft resolution recognizing the human right to "safe and clean drinking water and sanitation" initiated by the Bolivian government. More >>

Canada does not deserve a seat on UNSC

Thursday, 13 May 2010, 3:44 pm | Council of Canadians

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was hand delivered an open letter by the Council of Canadians registering official opposition to Canada’s bid for a Security Council seat this morning. Canada’s largest advocacy organization cites Canada’s failure ... More >>

Historic Cochabamba Climate Change Conference

Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 4:14 pm | Council of Canadians

Ottawa – In response to the failure of the Copenhagen climate negotiations to produce meaningful international action on the climate crisis, the Bolivian government is currently hosting a Peoples’ Conference on Climate Change and Rights of Mother ... More >>