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Policy Workshop: A Canada-EU Free Trade Agreement: Public Good or Private Interest?

  • When: October 28, 2010
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Robertson Hall
  • Room: Senate Room (6th Floor)

Workshop Program and Biographies of speakers

Workshop Report

Commentary: Free trade with Europe will not destroy 150,000 jobs (a response to Jim Stanford’s/CAW Report) By Patrick Leblond, University of Ottawa

Panel 1 Comments:

‘CETA –Public Good or Private Interest?’ By Kurt Huebner, University of British Columbia

CETA: Public Good or Private Interest? By Scott Sinclair, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Podcast: “Canada-EU CETA: public good or private interest?” by Scott Sinclair

Negotiations for a CETA between the EU and Canada Presentation by Rafal Lapkowski and Fred Kingston, EU Delegation to Canada

Panel 2:

CETA: Public Services and Procurement Remarks by David Long, Carleton University

Panel 3:

Out of Equilibrium: The Impact of Canada-EU Free Trade in the Real World Presentation by Jim Stanford, Canadian Auto Workers

Canada’s “Missing” Trade with the European Union Presentation by Louis Thériault, Conference Board of Canada

Podcast: “Canada’s Missing Trade with the EU” by Louis Thériault

Panel 4:

A Canada–E.U. Free Trade Agreement: Public Good or Private Interest? Presentation By Teresa Healy, Canadian Labour Congress

Podcast: “Labour impacts of a Canada-EU trade deal” by Teresa Healy

Additional Podcasts:

Podcast: “What would a Canada-EU trade deal mean for environmental regulation in Canada?” by Inger Weibust, Carleton University

Podcast: “Environmental impacts of a Canada-EU trade deal” by Janet Eaton, Sierra Club of Canada

Podcast: “The Canada-EU trade deal: impacts on public services, water, and democracy” by Larry Brown, National Union of Public and General Employees

Podcast: “Canada’s dysfunctional trade strategy and Canada-EU trade negotiations” by Hon. Peter Julian, Member of Parliament (Burnaby-New Westminster)