Mar 14

Harper: Don’t buy what France is peddling on drug patents in Canada-EU trade deal

he Canadian Health Coalition and Council of Canadians are asking the Harper government, and the provinces of Quebec and Ontario, not to cave in to pressure from French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault to extend patent terms and other monopoly protections on brand name drugs in the ongoing Canada-EU trade negotiations (CETA).

May 17

AGM May 22: Let’s talk about CETA and celebrate Victoria’s resolution

We invite all members and interested public to the Council of Canadians, Victoria Chapter Annual AGM
Tuesday May 22, 6:30-830 PM
Victoria West Community Centre: 521 Craigflower Road, Esquimalt Territories.

May 11

Comic about CETA

Victoria City Council unanimously passes strong anti-CETA Resolution

The Victoria Chapter of the Council of Canadians congratulates the Mayor and the Victoria City Council on passing a strong resolution asking for a clear, permanent exemption for the City of Victoria from the Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). The motion was sponsored by Councillor Marianne Alto and passed unanimously

Jan 15

CETA resources

10 reasons why CETA is bad for Canada (PDF) – Is CETA good for Cities? Mythbusting guide (PDF) Municipal procurement implications for CETA (PDF) An Economic Impact Assessment of Proposed Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property Provisions [in CETA] (PDF) How Well is Public Health Care Protected from Canada-EU Free Trade (PDF) More Trade Publications What’s the […]

Oct 30

Comic about CETA

Action: Talk to Municipal Candidates about CETA

The upcoming elections on November the 19th in Greater Victoria are a great opportunity to talk to candidates about CETA and privatisation of water and sewage infrastructure. It is time to find out where candidates stand on these issues of vital importance.

Sep 27

CETA Public Meeting Featuring Maude Barlow and Barry O’Neill in Victoria

Thursday, October 13 7 p.m. David Lam Auditorium (MacLaurin Building) University of Victoria A144 MacLaurin Building, Ring Rd, Lekwungen and WSANEC Territories.


Maude Barlow, National Chairperson, Council of Canadians
Barry O’Neill, President, CUPE BC