Canada-EU trade deal will result in job losses, lower wages and worse inequality

If you thought CETA was “completed” in 2013, and then again in 2014, and then again in early 2016, you’re both right and wrong. The Harper government celebrated the deal’s conclusion three times, even if it was never officially signed into international law. The Trudeau government hopes to finally do that in October, with Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland calling CETA a progressive “gold standard” agreement, despite a long list of decidedly non-progressive provisions.

http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/behind-numbers/2016/09/canada-eu-trade-deal-will-result-job-losses-lower-wages-and-wo

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