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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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Women Workers Make Gains in Central America

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Excerpted from CUPE’s International Solidarity Report 2013-14, Executive Director Barbara Wood writes about the amazing work of CoDev/CUPE partners MEC. (you can find a full copy of the CUPE International Solidarity Report at their website) Shouts of joy and celebration … Continue reading

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Maquila Tour to Honduras & Nicaragua 2014

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In March of this year, Executive Director Barbara Wood led a delegation to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with MEC and CODEMUH, two women’s organizations that work with maquila or sweatshop workers. Representatives from CUPE and BCGEU joined Barbara on … Continue reading

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CoDev Honoured with BCGEU Spirit of Leadership Award

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CoDev was awarded the Spirit of Leadership Award by the BCGEU at their convention on 29 May 2014. The award is the union’s highest honour, and recognizes CoDev’s leadership in fighting for social justice for working people, women and marginalized … Continue reading

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Canada must call for dialogue amid Venezuelan unrest

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An open letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs from the Americas’ Policy Group (APG), a working group of the Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC) and Co-Chaired by Barbara Wood, CoDev Executive Director, expressing concern over the disruption of … Continue reading

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