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Stephen Harper's Colombia Free-Trade Cover-Upnew

In 2008, the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade issued a report calling for an independent human rights impact assessment before any free-trade deal with Colombia was signed. But Canada's prime minister beat the committee to the punch by announcing that an agreement had already been reached.
NOW Magazine  |  Andrew Cash  |  11-02-2009  |  Politics

Canada Ratifies Peru Free Trade Agreement, Stays Silent on Amazon Massacrenew

Unlike the Canada-Colombia free-trade deal, the Canada-Peru agreement almost slipped under the radar. But then the bloodshed in the Peruvian Amazon earlier this month put Canada's push for free trade with Peru under the microscope.
The Georgia Straight  |  Dawn Paley  |  06-22-2009  |  Business & Labor

The Economic Mess Obama's Inheriting Comes from Clinton, Not Bushnew

If truth be known, Bush inherited, as Obama will soon, deregulated financial, agricultural, trade and social policies. Put in place by Bill Clinton and Al Gore, these were the achievement of the 1990s -- a period that needs to be understood not, as greens once hoped, as the "turnaround decade," but as the "regression decade."
NOW Magazine  |  Wayne Roberts  |  11-24-2008  |  Economy

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