Category Archives: Canada

Action urgente après l’assassinat d’une militante écologiste au Honduras

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Un témoin de l’assassinat de la militante écologiste et autochtone hondurienne Berta Cáceres est retenu au Honduras

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Canada’s role in the struggle between human rights and corporate rights

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When we think about international development and its goal of improving the standard of living of people in the global south, we really need to start at home and look at how our own country’s policies – particularly trade policies … 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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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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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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