This proposal from Bell is just one more example of the ways that Canada's vertically integrated telecom companies are trampling on our internet rights in favour of their concentrated media interests.
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.
If NAFTA talks are in less danger of imminent collapse, can we set the bar a little higher for what we expect from governments?
What's going on with the NAFTA talks? Has Canada changed its position? Brent Patterson breaks it down here.
The proportionality rule was folded into NAFTA. It obliges Canada to make available to the U.S. over half of our natural gas output, 74 per cent of our oil, and 11 per cent of our electricity.
The NAFTA negotiations are causing Canadian union and business lobbies to modify some long held positions.
Brent Patterson breaks down the status of the ongoing NAFTA talks.