Trade and Investment Research Project Updates

Global Affairs Canada is consulting Canadians on their priorities for, and concerns about, the planned renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In CCPA’s submission to this...
July 19, 2017 | National Office
Global Affairs Canada is currently consulting Canadians on a possible Canada-China free trade agreement. In CCPA’s submission to this process, CCPA senior researcher Scott Sinclair argues that an FTA...
June 2, 2017 |
In the latest issue of the Monitor, Scott Sinclair discusses why fears of trade frictions should probably be the least of Canadians’ concerns with an incoming U.S. administration intent on gutting...
January 11, 2017 |
In February 2016, Canada was one of twelve countries to sign a controversial trade and investment deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But the debate over whether it should be ratified rages on...
October 28, 2016 | National Office
As debate over whether Canada should ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continues, the CCPA has released a series of reports to demystify the complicated trade deal and clarify its...
May 31, 2016 | National Office
In the latest episode of our podcast, hosts Davis Carr and Alex Hemingway take an in-depth look at the much-talked-about Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Our hosts interview four experts on the...
February 2, 2016 | National Office
Proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have called it an historic opportunity for Canada. But critics consider it secretive, dangerous, and even potentially undemocratic. CCPA's...
May 25, 2015 | National Office
CCPA trade policy researcher Scott Sinclair appeared on the Julianna Forlano show (WBAI radio in NYC) to discuss the leaked investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which was released on...
April 7, 2015 | National Office
On June 2, 2014, Radio Canada International aired an interview with Scott Sinclair, director of the CCPA's Trade and Investment Research Project, on his study (co-authored with Hadrian Mertins-...
June 6, 2014 | National Office
There is no question that international trade is vital to the PEI economy. But there are legitimate questions that need to be asked about who benefits from trade and about the role of public policies...
February 14, 2014 | National Office
On November 1st, Scott Sinclair, director of CCPA's Trade and Investment Research Project, did an interview with CBC Radio's The Fisheries Broadcast. Earlier this year, Sinclair authored the report, ...
November 12, 2013 | National Office
A new CCPA report, by Dr. Joel Lexchin and Marc-André Gagnon, examines the impact of the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) on pharmaceuticals. The authors find that the tentative EU-...
October 31, 2013 | National Office
This report also examines the potential impact of providing foreign investors with increased access to public procurement and the impact of weakening the provincial government’s ability to promote...
February 13, 2013 | Manitoba Office
CBC recently interviewed CCPA senior researcher Scott Sinclair about his report, Globalization, Trade Treaties and the Future of the Atlantic Canadian Fisheries. The report raises concerns about the...
January 10, 2013 | National Office
The CCPA’s Scott Sinclair and Teresa Healy from the Canadian Labour Congress recently presented on the implications of the proposed Canada - European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement...
November 13, 2012 | National Office