Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union Canada has been negotiating a new trade agreement with the European Union, an agreement that could hurt local governments. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) could take away your municipalities’ right to have buy local & buy Canadian policies, increase your administrative READ MORE
Frustrated by Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford’s attempts to scrap 20 well-established citizen groups, several councilors are going ahead and forming their own committees and task forces so they can continue to address important civic issues from childcare to cycling infrastructure. Read more in the Toronto Star.
The City of Edmonton is looking at incorporating lands reserved for agriculture, as well as community and backyard food gardens, into its city planning. A huge demand for local produce combined with disappearing agricultural land has motivated the city to start looking at the long range picture, “There has to be a balance with how READ MORE