How Free trade agreement screw Canada

http://rabble.ca/columnists/2016/04/real-poison-pill-tpp
“. In fact, Canada has been called the most-sued nation under free trade agreements; and a Canadian company has never won an ISDS case at a trade dispute panel under NAFTA. ”

“Let me leave you with two final points about the TPP’s ISDS rules: there’s no way to challenge ISDS decisions once they’re made, and if and when we lose a case, the government will not disclose how much Canada has been penalized. We could end up forfeiting billions in an opaque tribunal system, staffed by ex-lobbyists, for which there is no appeal process.”

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I am an anthropologist and Associate Professor who loves to play guitar and comment on social injustice in whatever form it may take
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