Category: COVID-19 & Vaccine Access

Trade Justice PEI Letter

Trade Justice PEI Letter

December 3, 2020 The Honourable Mary Ng Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade & The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne Minister of Foreign Affairs   Dear Ministers Ng and Champagne, Re: Trade Justice PEI letter supporting proposal by India and South Africa for a “Waiver from certain provisions of the TRIPS Agreement for the prevention, containment, and treatment of […]

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Trade Justice Network Letter

December 2020, Ottawa, Ontario — Dear Ministers Ng and Champagne, We are writing to you on behalf of the Trade Justice Network, a coalition of environmental, civil society, student, Indigenous, cultural, farming, labour, and social justice organizations that came together in 2010 to call for a new global trade regime founded on social justice, human […]

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Corporate power in global trade: Will corporations sue states for measures taken to combat COVID-19?

Jesse Whattam, Co-ordinator of Trade Justice Network Over the past four months, Canadian governments have taken unprecedented measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19 as governments worldwide have enforced lockdowns, closed borders, changed public policy and provided various stimulus packages. As the pandemic has spread, we have witnessed politicians across the spectrum articulate a struggle […]

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