Date: 2017/01/04 -- Category/Categories: Comités, PTP

Elizabeth is encouraging Canadians to submit briefs to The House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade in the context of the Committee’s public consultation on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The committee with be accepting submissions until January 27, 2017 at 23:59 EDT. Briefs exceeding 10 pages must be accompanied by a summary of ...

Date: 2016/05/18 -- Category/Categories: Articles signés Elizabeth, PTP

There are several layers of offences in the thousands of pages of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.  Some are embedded in the inferior bargaining positions in which Canada found itself as the former Prime Minister rushed to catch up with a train well and truly leaving the station.  The others are part and parcel of the, ...

Date: 2016/02/29 -- Category/Categories: Articles signés Elizabeth, PTP

The door has opened for the first time in a long time to rid the world of the consistently perverse non-trade aspect of all new trade deals—the so-called “investor-state agreement.” These provisions allow a foreign corporation to bring a challenge by way of private arbitration against a government if that government’s actions can be interpreted ...

Date: 2016/02/11 -- Category/Categories: Articles signés Elizabeth, Island Tides, PTP

The federal government has now committed to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. The signing is necessary, the Liberals say, in order to be able to fully debate the TPP.  International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has compared signing the TPP to “dating,” while ratification is “getting married.”  The minister is prepared to start the consultation by ...

Date: 2015/11/09 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués, Publications, PTP

(OTTAWA) November 9, 2015 –Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party and MP (Saanich-Gulf Islands), commended Jim Balsillie for speaking out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), after reviewing the treaty’s final text. “I congratulate Mr. Balsillie for voicing his strong opposition against the TPP,” said Ms. May. “I am in total agreement with his position ...

Date: 2015/10/23 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués, Publications, PTP

OTTAWA – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party (Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement after news that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would allow milk that includes hormones into Canada: “In 1999, Health Canada banned bovine growth hormones (rBST), because of animal welfare concerns, including an increased risk of mastitis, a painful bacteria inflection that ...

Date: 2014/09/12 -- Category/Categories: Backgrounder, PTP

What is an Investor-State Agreement? While investor-state agreements are sometimes associated – or even confused – with free trade agreements, they are not the same. A trade agreement opens up areas, or sectors, of national economies to allow other countries access. An investor-state agreement is different. For example, the Canada-China Investment Treaty does not open ...

Date: 2014/01/16 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués, PTP

The Green Party of Canada was dismayed to learn that the Canadian government has been lobbying Washington to abandon proposed environmental regulations in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Leaked documents obtained by the New York Times reveal that Canada has been pressuring the US to abandon logging regulations, a ban on the harvesting of sharks’ ...

Date: 2013/01/29 -- Category/Categories: Backgrounder, PTP

Environmental Assessment of Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement Negotiations Trade Agreements and NAFTA Secretariat (TAS) Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0G2 January 29, 2013 To whom it may concern, The following comments are submitted as part of the Environmental Assessment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...

Date: 2012/08/21 -- Category/Categories: Communiqués, PTP

As the Green parliamentary political parties of three nations whose governments are currently in the process of negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), we are issuing this joint statement to express our serious concern at the fundamentally undemocratic and non-transparent nature of this agreement.  Following the leaking of the draft investment chapter of the TPPA ...

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