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Site C “Misguided” Due to Monumental Impacts, Says Sierra Club BC

Energy Conservation Should Fill the Gap to Save Prime Agricultural Land & Wildlife

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Victoria, BC—The Site C dam is an “ill-advised” mega-project that fails to meet minimum international standards for large dam construction and could substantially increase B.C.’s carbon emissions, Sierra Club BC Executive Director George Heyman said today.
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New Trade Justice Network to Release Controversial Details of Canada- Europe Free Trade Talks

http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/New-Trade-Justice-Network-
Release-Controversial-Details-Canada-Europe-Free-Trade-Talks-
1149021.htm

Apr 16, 2010 10:41 ET

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) - On the occasion of the third round of Canada-European Union free trade negotiations in Ottawa (April 19 to 23), representatives of the newly formed Trade Justice Network, a cross-section of Canadian civil society organizations, will release new and controversial details about the proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) at a press conference on April 19.

This new information raises serious questions about the impact of a free trade agreement on social policy, environmental sustainability, culture, public procurement, intellectual property rights and a host of other areas in both Canada and Europe.

WHAT: Trade Justice Network press conference on Canada-EU free trade talks
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New Trade Justice Network to Release Controversial Details of Canada- Europe Free Trade Talks

http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/New-Trade-Justice-Network-
Release-Controversial-Details-Canada-Europe-Free-Trade-Talks-
1149021.htm

Apr 16, 2010 10:41 ET

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) - On the occasion of the third round of Canada-European Union free trade negotiations in Ottawa (April 19 to 23), representatives of the newly formed Trade Justice Network, a cross-section of Canadian civil society organizations, will release new and controversial details about the proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) at a press conference on April 19.

This new information raises serious questions about the impact of a free trade agreement on social policy, environmental sustainability, culture, public procurement, intellectual property rights and a host of other areas in both Canada and Europe.

WHAT: Trade Justice Network press conference on Canada-EU free trade talks
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Invitation to Can-EU FTA discussions in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal

Dear Friends,

If you are concerned with how sweeping free trade negotiations between Canada and the European Union may affect public services, labour rights, environmental policy, culture, economic development, food policy, water services, and more, then please read on.

 We would like to invite you to an important event on the Canada-European Union comprehensive economic and trade negotiations. We wish to invite discussion on the largest, most intrusive free trade deal that Canada has ever entered into. Negotiations are progressing quickly, with little public scrutiny.

Canada is offering to make commitments that go beyond NAFTA and the WTO. On the table are chapters on services and investment, domestic regulation and standards, public procurement, and intellectual property rights.
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