Three ways the Canada-Europe trade talks could affect you


A CBC news article today highlights the reasons why businesses and local leaders in Hamilton, Ontario are getting increasingly concerned about potential local impacts of the Canada-Europe CETA trade talks. And the potential impacts in Hamilton are the same for municipalities across the country.

‘Unlike previous agreements like NAFTA, the CETA agreement appears to be reaching into municipal government.’—Brian McHattie, Hamilton councilor 

You can read the full article by clicking here. 

To read the Legal Opinion prepared by trade lawyer Steven Shrybman (Sach Goldblatt Mitchell LLP) for the Centre for Civic Governance, click here. 


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