Trade and Investment Research Project Updates

April 26, 12–1pm EDT Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwscOuqpjMuGt3ZnCU5LzOrjsK_bxRn6eF5  The vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise, is on the verge of extinction. Scientists...
April 14, 2022 | National Office
Le français suit. Canadian organizations concerned with vaccine equity and the TRIPS waiver negotiations at the World Trade Organization are urging the Canadian government to not accept a compromise...
March 28, 2022 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has joined over 130 international civil society organizations in writing a letter to members countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO), urging them...
November 23, 2021 | National Office
Ahead of the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization on November 30, civil society leaders from around the world are declaring a WTO effort, supported by Canada, to issue a...
November 19, 2021 | National Office
Can the world agree to trade rules that help, rather than hinder, a fair and democratic transition away from fossil fuels and toward a Global Green New Deal? We can and we must, says a trinational...
November 3, 2021 | National Office
Senior Researcher Stuart Trew writes in The Monitor about the devastating implications of Canadian mining company Eco Oro's successful Canada–Colombia FTA investor–state lawsuit, which undermines...
October 5, 2021 | National Office
September 27, 2021 — Today, 206 major civil society groups—including global union federations, development advocates, women’s groups, consumer organizations, and environmental groups—representing ...
September 27, 2021 | National Office
On June 29, 2021, the CCPA joined over 200 civil society organisations from around the world in signing the following letter the European Commission and EU Member States urging them to engage in text...
June 29, 2021 | National Office
In October 2020, India and South Africa jointly proposed that WTO-enforced intellectual property rights obligations related to patents, copyright, industrial designs, and clinical data should be...
December 7, 2020 | National Office
On November 19, 2020, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives sent a letter to Trade Minister Mary Ng and Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, urging the Canadian government to...
November 19, 2020 | National Office
The CCPA is proud to sign the letter below from our colleagues at the Third World Network. Endorsed so far by over 350 civil society organizations worldwide, the letter urges WTO member governments...
October 15, 2020 | National Office
In the spring of 2020, the CCPA partnered with the New York and Brussels offices of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, the Institute for Policy Studies and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy...
June 25, 2020 | National Office
On June 29, 2019, the federal government launched a public consultation on initiatives intended to "modernize" the Canadian regulatory system. Interested Canadians were invited to provide input on...
September 6, 2019 | National Office
CCPA is proud to co-sponsor this terrific video from our colleagues at Corporate Europe Observatory. It chronicles grassroots resistance to efforts by Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources to...
June 24, 2019 | National Office
On September 21, Canada and the European Union announced that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), a controversial NAFTA-plus free trade deal initiated by the Harper government and...
October 17, 2017 | National Office