The U.S. "wield a big stick" approach to NAFTA leaves the Canadian renegotiation strategy looking like a dead end -- and Canadian negotiators with a futile task.
NAFTA talks are back on this week in Washington. David Orchard, a longtime opponent of Canada-U.S. free trade, explains why he won't be disappointed if the talks fail.
The Council of Canadians is engaging in multiple ways in these key struggles with imminent dates over the next ten weeks.
Consumption can be challenged by carbon taxes, but our fossil fuel emissions challenge comes from bitumen production.
Here's a different take on Kinder Morgan's ultimatum and the so-called "constitutional crisis" it has sparked.
Big oil corporations can make any decisions they want regarding the amounts and kinds of oil exported from Canada for profit reasons, but Canada's governments are hamstrung from making such decisions.
This week we delivered over 55,000 signatures calling for the protection of our digital rights in the new NAFTA to Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland!
The Council of Canadians opposes the energy proportionality provision in NAFTA, highlights that entrenching Mexico's neo-liberal oil and gas laws in NAFTA would only worsen the climate crisis.
In a big win for the Internet, the new version of the TPP suspends many of the controversial provisions included in previous versions.
What's going on with the NAFTA talks? Has Canada changed its position? Brent Patterson breaks it down here.