Trade and Investment Research Project Updates

The CCPA has joined hundreds of civil society organizations and individuals in urging WTO member governments to support a proposal from South Africa and India for a TRIPS Waiver. In October 2020, the...
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
The all-party House of Commons trade committee is consulting Canadians on their priorities for bilateral and trilateral North American trade in light of the current renegotiation of NAFTA. In the...
October 6, 2017 | National Office
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
Canada, the United States and Mexico signed a new North American trade agreement to replace NAFTA on November 30, 2018. The USMCA (or CUSMA in Canada) came into force in Canada in July 2020. While...
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