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TPP Corporate Rights Pact Meeting Coming to Vancouver in July

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On Tuesday March 5th, the Council of Canadians organized a public forum in Vancouver titled ‘Call to Mobilization Against the Trans Pacific Partnership’.

Speakers included Kristen Beifus from the Washington Fair Trade Coalition who explained what the TPP is and provided an update on organizing against it in the US. In an interview after the forum, Beifus revealed that the TPP negotiations will likely be in Vancouver in July, and described this as a great opportunity to mobilize and build movements. She also compared this meeting to the 1999 WTO summit in Seattle which was derailed by a massive mobilization in the streets, and stated that this region is where corporate pacts come to die.

If you want to be involved in organizing the convergence for the TPP negotiations in Vancouver, contact Harjap Grewal at the Council of Canadians - hgrewal[at]

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