Category: NAFTA

NUPGE Statement on New NAFTA Advisory Council on the Environment: serving the interests of industry?

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), a member organization of the Trade Justice Network, released the following statement regarding the new NAFTA Advisory Council on the Environment: Ottawa (11 Sept. 2017) — There is great concern, apprehension, and suspicion from labour and environment groups following a recent announcement by the federal environment minister, […]

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Trade Justice Network Calls for Fairer Trade Model in NAFTA Renegotiations

Press Release OTTAWA — A coalition of Canada’s largest unions and civil society groups is calling on the Canadian government to pursue a fairer, more socially just model of trade in the NAFTA renegotiations. Today, Global Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland appeared before the House of Commons Committee on International Trade to outline the government’s NAFTA […]

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Trade Justice Network Submits Brief to the NAFTA Renegotiation Consultations

July 14, 2017 — Global Affairs Canada invited Canadians to submit their views on the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Renegotiations are set to begin in mid-August. Today, the Trade Justice Network submitted a brief outlining several of the main problems with NAFTA. As NAFTA increased trade across borders and contributed to economic integration […]

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Trade Justice Network participates in tri-national NAFTA meetings in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY — On May 25-27th, the Trade Justice Network (TJN) participated in a tri-national meeting of social organizations from Canada, Quebec, the US and Mexico ahead of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations. Over 300 people gathered in the stunning Palacio de Medicina in the heart of Mexico City to discuss the […]

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Call-Out for Trinational Meeting of Social Movements From Canada, Mexico and the United States on NAFTA

May 26 and 27, 2017 at the Palacio de Minería, Calle Tacuba 5 in the Historic Centre of Mexico City “We call on social movements, trade unions, farmers, indigenous nations, migrants, environmentalists, human rights groups and all other interested sectors/organizations from Mexico, United States and Canada to come together to strengthen trinational work in the […]

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