Expansion for Asia export puts BC in middle of climate, jobs fight in Washington state.
Environmental, labour and democracy activists have thrown their weight behind a lawsuit by Hupacasath First Nation, which hopes to halt a major Canada-China trade pact through the courts.
Unions, citizen groups, and environmentalists have joined a growing chorus alarmed about a secretive investment deal with China, voicing their support yesterday for a First Nation’s lawsuit seeking to halt the agreement.
Mayor Gregor Robertson has called for more consultation regarding coal transports through Metro Vancouver, citing the impact of coal on climate change and of coal dust on human health, agriculture and marine life.
Top Tories fanned out across Canada today touting support for CETA, the “most ambitious trade deal in history.” The Left Coast Post asked Vancouver councillor Tim Stevenson what’s the deal.
Part Two in a series on the secretive CETA free trade deal. Critics fear the agreement opens up Canada’s water to multinational corporations.
With NDP and Liberals criticizing Canada’s secretive CETA agreement, this launches a series on its impact on Canada’s water, democracy, jobs and health.
It’s more than just a simple funding formula: changes proposed by the Harper government could change Canadian health care in fundamental ways, warns Council of Canadians’ Maude Barlow.
Today’s sweeping U.S.-Canada border deal locks out terrorists, widens gates for trade, PM says.
Last Friday was Buy Nothing Day, a day to take a break from shopping at to reflect on consumer culture. But Buy Nothing Day goes deeper than that