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Human Rights Violations in Colombia Lead to the Tabling of Two Parliamentary Motions

IN THE HOUSE ~ Statement by Peter Julian on International World Water Day / Déclaration de Peter Julian à l’occasion de la Journée mondiale de l’eau

NEWS ~ PROTECT CANADA’S WATER AS A PUBLIC RESOURCE: NDP / POUR LE NPD, L’EAU EST UNE RESSOURCE PUBLIQUE CANADIENNE À PROTÉGER

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ on CETA and the auto sector

IN THE MEDIA ~ Free-trade deal with EU may hinge on how Canada handles oilsands and sealing issues

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ on the proposed Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

IN THE NEWS ~ Is EU trade prize worth a few changes?

IN THE HOUSE ~ SPEECHES ~ Take note debate on Economic negotiations with the European Union / DISCOURS le débat exploratoire sur les Négociations économiques avec l'Union européenne

NEWS ~ CONSERVATIVES, LIBERALS GIVE THUMBS UP TO TAX EVASION, MONEY LAUNDERING: JULIAN / LES CONSERVATEURS ET LES LIBÉRAUX TOLÈRENT L’ÉVASION FISCALE ET LE BLANCHIMENT D’ARGENT, DÉPLORE JULIAN

Fair Trade Finder ~ Transfair Canada

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question ~ Bill C-46 (Canada-Panama Free Trade Act)

NEWS ~ NDP PUSHES FOR FAIR TRADE AND TRANSPARENCY IN EU DEAL / LE NPD FAIT PRESSION POUR QUE L’ACCORD AVEC L’UE FASSE PLACE AU COMMERCE ÉQUITABLE ET À LA TRANSPARENCE

IN THE HOUSE ~ C-46 (Canada-Panama Free Trade Act)

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ on taxation

CONFERENCE PODCAST ~ Walking the Talk: Human Rights Abroad

NEWS ~ NDP TRADE CRITIC TO SPEAK AT MAJOR ECONOMIC FORUM IN WASHINGTON DC / LE PORTE PAROLE DU NPD EN MATIÈRE DU COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPE À UN IMPORTANT FORUM ÉCONOMIQUE À WASHINGTON

IN THE MEDIA ~ Panama a 'tax haven': Opposition

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ Canada's costly settlement of Abitibi-Bowater's NAFTA claim

IN THE HOUSE ~ Debate ~ C-46 (Canada-Panama Free Trade Act)

IN THE HOUSE ~ Questions and Comments ~ C-46 (Canada-Panama Free Trade Act)

CONFERENCE ~ Walking the Talk: Human Rights Abroad / Joindre le geste à la parole: Les droits de la personne à l'étranger

IN THE NEWS ~ NDP MP responds to Scott Brison

IN THE NEWS / DANS LES NOUVELLES ~ Le NDP exige des audiences parlementaires

IN THE NEWS ~ NDP blasts AbitibiBowater settlement

NEWs ~ NDP PUSH FOR HEARINGS ON HARPER’S ABITIBI BOWATER PAY OFF / LE NPD PRÉCONISE LA TENUE D’AUDIENCES SUR LE MONTANT PAYÉ PAR HARPER À ABITIBI BOWATER

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ withheld report on Colombia

IN THE HOUSE ~ Report Stage ~ C-2 Canada-Colombia free trade deal

NEWS ~ CONSERVATIVES RELEASE REPORT ON VIOLENCE OF COLOMBIAN GOVERNMENT / LES CONSERVATEURS PUBLIENT UN RAPPORT SUR LA VIOLENCE DU GOUVERNEMENT COLOMBIEN

IN THE HOUSE ~ Questions and Comments ~ C-2 Canada-Colombia free trade deal

IN THE NEWS ~ Op-ed ~ Forgery. Murder. Deception. The Canada-Colombia free trade agreement

IN THE HOUSE ~ 3rd Reading debate ~ C-2-Canada-Colombia free trade deal

IN THE HOUSE ~ Presenting petitions ~ Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP)

NEWS ~ CONSERVATIVES TRYING TO SILENCE CRITICS OF CANADA-COLOMBIA FTA, SAY NEW DEMOCRATS - LES CONSERVATEURS ESSAIENT DE FAIRE TAIRE LES CRITIQUES DE L’ACCORD DE LIBRE-ÉCHANGE ENTRE LE CANADA ET LA COLOMBIE, SELON LE NPD

IN THE MEDIA ~ Trost touts Colombia trade deal -Free trade agreement would serve to benefit both countries: MP says

IN THE HOUSE ~ Private Member's Business ~ Adjournment proceedings - Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

IN THE NEWS ~ Colombian gold ~ Who’s really mining the big bucks in trade deal with rights-challenged regime?

NEWS ~ NEW DEMOCRATS SAY CONSERVATIVES USED DIRTY TRICKS TO FORCE 1st VOTE ON CANADA-COLOMBIA TRADE AGREEMENT / LES CONSERVATEURS ONT MANIGANCÉ POUR IMPOSER UN PREMIER VOTE SUR L’ACCORD DE LIBRE-ÉCHANGE ENTRE LE CANADA ET LA COLOMBIE

IN THE HOUSE ~ Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act ~ Bill C-2

NEWS ~ NDP DEMANDS FAIR ELECTIONS BEFORE TRADE WITH COLOMBIA / LE NPD EXIGE DES ÉLECTIONS ÉQUITABLES AVANT DE SIGNER UNE ENTENTE COMMERCIALE AVEC LA COLOMBIE

IN THE NEWS ~ Is Colombia free enough for free trade with Canada?

IN THE HOUSE ~ Presenting petitions ~ Canada-Colombia trade deal ~ C-2

IN THE HOUSE ~ Debate ~ Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act - Bill C-2

IN THE HOUSE ~ Bill C-8, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ Canada-Colombia trade deal

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ Canada-Colombia trade deal

IN THE HOUSE ~ Debate at Second Reading of Bill C-2 (formerly C-23), the enabling legislation for the Canada-Colombia free trade agreement

IN THE HOUSE ~ Debate at Second Reading of Bill C-2 (formerly C-23), the enabling legislation for the Canada-Colombia free trade agreement

IN THE NEWS ~ Canada-Colombia Free Trade: 'Doing business with murderers.'

IN THE NEWS ~ Done right, EU trade deal offers huge opportunities

IN THE NEWS ~ Harper folds again, this time on 'Buy American'

NEWS ~ New Democrats oppose handling of ‘Buy American’ negotiations / Le NPD dénonce les cachotteries dans les négociations relatives à la clause d’achat préférentiel aux États-Unis

IN THE NEWS ~ Deal expected to end 'Buy America' rancour

IN THE NEWS ~ Mexican authorities shut down Blackfire mine Officials cite environmental infractions for temporary closing of barite operation

IN THE HOUSE ~ Questions, comments, debate and speech on Bill C-57, Canada-Jordan Free Trade Agreement, 2nd Reading

IN THE HOUSE ~ Speech~Debate at Second Reading of Bill C-23, the enabling legislation for the Canada-Colombia free trade agreement

NEWS ~ CONSERVATIVES DEFEAT MOTION TO DEFEND THE WHEAT BOARD AT WTO / LES CONSERVATEURS S’OPPOSENT À LA MOTION DE DÉFENDRE LA COMMISSION CANADIENNE DU BLÉ À L’ORGANISATION MONDIALE DU COMMERCE

IN THE HOUSE ~ Private Member's Business ~ Presenting petitions ~ urginng the government to take action to stop the outsourcing of Canadian jobs offshore..

NEWS ~ TASK FORCE ON RENEGOTIATING NAFTA ENCOURAGED BY QUIET DEMISE OF THE SPP / L’ABANDON EN DOUCE DU PSP ENCOURAGE LE GROUPE DE TRAVAIL SUR LA RENÉGOCIATION DE L’ALENA

IN THE NEWS ~ Harper's Colombia cover-up

IN THE NEWS ~ New Bill Targets Sweatshop Labour

IN THE HOUSE ~ JULIAN INTRODUCES BILL TO END SWEATSHOP LABOUR GOODS / PETER JULIAN PRÉSENTE UN PROJET DE LOI POUR INTERDIRE L’IMPORTATION DES BIENS DE FABRICATION CLANDESTINE

NEW DEMOCRATS CELEBRATES VICTORY OVER SPP ~ LE NPD CÉLÈBRE SA VICTOIRE SUR LE PSP

IN THE HOUSE ~ Response to the Minister of International Trade's statement on International Tribunal ruling on softwood lumber

IN THE HOUSE ~ JULIAN INTRODUCES MADE IN CANADA PROCUREMENT BILL / PETER JULIAN PRÉSENTE SON PROJET DE LOI SUR L’APPROVISIONNEMENT EN PRODUITS FABRIQUÉS AU CANADA

IN THE HOUSE ~ Speech~Debate at Second Reading of Bill C-23, the enabling legislation for the Canada-Colombia free trade agreement

IN THE HOUSE ~ Speech~Debate at Second Reading of Bill C-23, the enabling legislation for the Canada-Colombia free trade agreement

You, Me and the SPP - Tour launch on Parliament Hill on October 1st 2009 / Coup d’envoi de la tournée sur la Colline Parlementaire le 1er octobre 2009

LEGISLATORS SEEK NEW FAIR TRADE MODEL FOR NORTH AMERICA / DES PARLEMENTAIRES À LA RECHERCHE D’UN NOUVEAU MODÈLE COMMERCIAL ÉQUITABLE POUR L’AMÉRIQUE DU NORD

IN THE NEWS ~ Legislators renew call to renegotiate NAFTA within a framework of sustainable development - a fair trade model

NEWS ~ Liberal and Conservatives defeat motion on human rights in Colombia / Libéraux et conservateurs rejettent la motion sur le respect des droits de la personne en Colombie

IN THE NEWS ~ Colombia corporate trade push meets Canadian citizen resistance

NEWS~ Joint letter from The Task Force on renegotiation of NAFTA / lettre de la part du groupe de travail chargé de préparer la renégociation de l’Accord de libre-échange nord-américain (ALÉNA)

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ on Canada-Colombia free trade agreement

NEWS ~ New Democrat trade critic blasts Liberals’ two-tiered standard on human rights / Le porte-parole néo-démocrate en matière de commerce international s’en prend au parti libéral pour sa conception à deux vitesses des droits de la personne

IN THE NEWS ~ PM calls on Parliament to pass Colombia free-trade pact

IN THE TV NEWS ~ On Canada-Colombia free trade agreement

'You, Me and the SPP: Trading Democracy for Corporate Rule' by Paul Manly

IN THE NEWS ~ Stalled but not dead: Update on the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

NEWS ~ COLOMBIAN HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST TURNED AWAY FROM TRADE COMMITTEE: Marston arranges for testimony in alternate committee

IN THE NEWS ~ Colombia deal halted - for now - as Canadians rally against it

IN THE HOUSE ~ Speech~Debate at Second Reading of Bill C-23, the enabling legislation for the Canada-Colombia free trade agreement

NEWS ~ Canada’s National Unemployment Clock Campaign Set to Raise Alarm at TELUS AGM in Ottawa

NEWS ~ Letter from Prominent Canadians calling on Ignatieff to put human rights before free trade

IN THE HOUSE ~ Bill C-365, An Act to amend the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act (appointment of permanent members).

NEWS ~ TIME TO BAN THE NON-ESSENTIAL USE OF PESTICIDES ~ Introduced Private Members’ Bill would create a moratorium in Canada

A comic book story about Harper's "free trade" deal with Colombia

IN THE NEWS ~ on Chicago Public Radio ~ Canada Debates Free Trade Pact with Colombia

IN THE NEWS ~ NAFTA Countries to Introduce Simultaneous Legislation to Stop SPP

IN THE HOUSE ~ New Democrat Bill ensures corporate accountability for Canadian firms operating abroad

IN THE HOUSE ~ Private Member's Business ~ introduction of Bill C-354, An Act to amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights

IN THE HOUSE ~ PETITIONS ~ A call to stop the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

IN THE NEWS ~ Le libre-échange avant les droits de l'homme; Ottawa veut ratifier rapidement l'accord avec la Colombie

IN THE HOUSE ~ Member's Statement ~ Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement and Bill C-23

IN THE HOUSE ~ PETITIONS ~ A call to stop the Canada-Colombia free trade deal

IN THE HOUSE ~ PETITIONS ~ A call to stop the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

IN THE HOUSE ~ Canada-EFTA agreement (Bill C-2) and its impact on Canada's shipbuilding industry

IN THE HOUSE ~ PETITIONS ~ A call to stop the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

IN THE HOUSE ~ PETITIONS ~ A call to stop the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

NEWS: LIBERALS JOIN CONSERVATIVES TO BLOCK NEW DEMOCRAT AMENDMENTS ON SHIPBUILDING

NEWS: IN HALIFAX: NDP CALLS ON LIBERALS TO PROTECT SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY

NEWS: IN VANCOUVER: NEW DEMOCRATS CALL ON LIBERALS TO DEFEND SHIPBUILDING JOBS

IN THE NEWS ~ Op-ed ~ Yes, we can rebuild NAFTA and protect Canadian jobs

In his own words - Op-ed "Canada Colombia Free Trade Agreement should be rejected"

IN THE NEWS ~ Water Export Ban Law -not Tackle NAFTA

IN THE HOUSE ~ Member's Statement ~ on Canada's so-called free trade deal with Colombia

IN THE HOUSE~ Question to the Parliamentary Secretary on the Canada-Colombia so-called free trade deal

IN THE HOUSE ~ Adjournement Proceedings – Julian exposes flaws in the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Deal

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ on trade and Canada's participation in APEC Summit

IN THE NEWS ~ Op-ed ~ Buyer, be aware

Report of the Standing Committee on International Trade_June 2008_Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

A CALL TO HALT CANADA-COLOMBIA FREE TRADE AGREEMENT ~ REJET DE L'ACCORD DE LIBRE-ÉCHANGE CANADA-COLOMBIE

IN THE NEWS ~ Op-ed ~ An appropriate metaphor: New Orleans and the SPP

NEWS: NDP CONDEMNS CANADA-COLOMBIA FTA : KILL A LABOUR ACTIVIST AND PAY A FINE

IN THE NEWS ~ Sears gives NAFTA a free ride, says NDP MP Julian

IN THE NEWS ~ Op-ed ~ Time to Renegotiate NAFTA, Not Expand It

NEWS: Short documentary plus Op-ed from Co-chairs of the Taskforce on NAFTA Renegotiation

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ NAFTA

NEWS: NDP BILL WOULD ENSURE LABOUR REPRESENTATION AT TRADE TRIBUNAL

IN THE HOUSE ~ Private Member's Motion ~ on renegotiating NAFTA to foster fair trade

The legacy of NAFTA 20 years later... interview with MP Peter Julian

NEWS: NDP JOINS FORCES WITH U.S. AND MEXICAN LEGISLATORS TO STOP SPP

NEWS: KAPTUR, MICHAUD, JULIAN UNITED AGAINST COLOMBIA FTA

NEWS: PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM THE THREE NAFTA COUNTRIES ANNOUNCE TASK FORCE ON NAFTA RENEGOTIATION

IN THE NEWS ~ Mexican, US and Canadian legislators to critique NAFTA in tri-national meeting

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period ~ on the so-called SPP and on Canada-Colombia Free Trade negotiations

IN THE HOUSE ~ Private Member's Motion - on energy security and sovereignty

NEWS: NDP BILL WILL HELP COMBAT GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

NEWS: NDP CONDEMNS GOVERNMENT’S WEAKNESS ON DEFENDING HUMAN RIGHTS

NEWS: NDP CALLS ON HARPER NOT TO TRADE AWAY HUMAN RIGHTS

IN THE NEWS ~ SPP linked to water exports

NEWS: US Congress demands transparency in SPP agenda

IN THE NEWS ~ Opposition turns to shut off 'water transfer' motion

Letter from NDP Trade Critic and NDP Foreign Affairs Critic on Canada's role at the G8 Summit in Germany

IN THE HOUSE ~ Speaking on Auto Jobs

NEWS: NDP wins first parliamentary hearings on SPP

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period - Canada-U.S. Softwood Lumber Agreement

IN THE HOUSE ~ Private Member's Business - Motion - M-308 - Fair and Ethical Trade

IN THE HOUSE ~ Member's Statement ~ Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America

NEWS: NDP condemns Harper's push to sell out Canada

NEWS: Legislators and civil society groups of the North American region call for halt to Security and Prosperity Partnership

Summary Report ~ The 2nd North American Forum on a People-Centered Approach to Trade

IN THE HOUSE ~ Question Period - on backroom talks of deeper integration with the U.S.

IN THE HOUSE ~ Member's Statement - Canada's Sovereignty and the so-called Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America

IN THE HOUSE ~ Speaking on Canada's Sovereignty under NAFTA

IN THE HOUSE ~ Member's Statement - Anti-Labour and Anti-Employee Practices of Wal-Mart