Category Archives: Foreign Aid

Join CoDev in calling for an independent human rights Ombudsperson for Canada’s international extractive sector

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Take action today to call on the Canadian government to ensure communities affected by Canadian oil, mineral and gas corporations have access to justice. Write your MP and the Minister of International Trade to let them know you want Canada … Continue reading

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Honduras Free Trade Agreement

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Honduras deal: Another example of Canada’s poor record on trade and human rights. Excerpted from Embassy magazine (Wednesday, July 9, 2014), Bill Fairbairn and Tara Ward are co-chairs, and Stacey Gomez is the co-ordinator of the Americas Policy Group, a … Continue reading

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Notes on the Canada Colombia Free Trade Agreement

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In 2007 Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper opened negotiations for a free trade agreement with Colombia signalling shared values of “freedom, democracy, human rights, and the rule of law”. Given that Colombia was the worst violator of human rights in … Continue reading

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