Unlike TTIP, the very similar CETA (The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) is on its way. CETA has already been finalised and negotiators are hoping to get the toxic deal ratified by the European parliament at the beginning of next year. Global Justice Now was central to the efforts to derail TTIP – now we need your help for a big final push against the other toxic trade deal.
CETA is a huge threat to our environment. Many Canadian companies looking to invest abroad are mining, drilling and fracking companies, intent on extracting raw materials and making maximum profits. Canadian firms are currently suing several governments for denying them access to oil, gold and uranium, mostly through environmental concerns. CETA could allow those companies to sue our government as well