Canada should follow EU lead on investment rules

The European Commission is consulting the public on investment clauses in its US trade deal. Canada should follow suit on CETA.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper and EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso, after they announced an agreement in principle on the Canada-EU CETA last October in Brussels.
Stuart Trew, Emma Lui
Published: Monday, 03/03/2014 9:12 pm EST
Last Updated: Monday, 03/03/2014 11:01 pm EST

What has become of the Canada-European Union free trade deal? The Harper government announced an “agreement in principle” with the EU in late October. And yet talks continue in a number of areas, notably on a controversial NAFTA-like investment protection chapter that is giving Europeans second thoughts.

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