Free Trade Deal Falls Through

Hello Sisters and Brothers

Last week negotiations on a free trade deal with China failed, reportedly over Canada’s insistence that the agreement include sections on labour standards, environmental regulations and gender rights. This is welcome news as it just doesn’t make sense to enter into a trade deal with partners that fail to share our values or our goals regarding trade.

Yesterday Jerry appeared on CTV’s Question Period and on Global’s The West Block to share Unifor’s position on trade with China, as well as the TPP and ongoing negotiations for a new NAFTA agreement.

To watch click on the links below.

In Solidarity, Scott Doherty

http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1281605

https://globalnews.ca/video/rd/1113096771768/