Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Why CETA Might Hurt The Province's Economy

The federal government is almost ready to sign a new trade agreement with the European Union. The Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, or CETA, will tighten rules protecting copyright and intellectual property. It will also lift import tariffs and open the door to sharing technology and information. Critics of the deal say there will be negative consequences for the cost of drugs and for the environment.

Marilyn Reid represents Citizens against CETA, and is part of a coalition asking questions about the agreement.

Listen to the full audio clip on the CBC Central Morning Show!