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Canada’s Review of General Preferential Tariffs & Feminism

Canada is currently undertaking a review of its General Preferential Tariff and the Least Developed Country (LDC) Tariff. At stake is whether Canada will continue to treat exports from female-intensive and growth-promoting industries favorably or not. Canada’s highest-value industrial imports from developing countries are in many cases apparel. LDCs Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Nepal have benefitted from a growth-promoting… Read More »

Canada can’t reach UN Climate Targets. Why not?

Find out during our February webinar, with Bruce Campbell and Jason MacLean, as they discuss how Big Oil’s regulatory capture practices are preventing Canada from meeting the UN Climate Targets. Bruce Campbell is the editor of “Corporate Rules: The Real World of Business Regulation in Canada: How government regulators are failing the public interest,” James Lorimer, 2022. He… Read More »

“What did two COPS Conferences achieve? Where did they fail?”

Join us for a discussion with Jennifer Bansard about what happened (and what didn't) at COP15 and COP27 In November and December 2022, two crucial international conferences were held—one (COP- 27), at Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, on the climate crisis; and the second (COP-15), at Montreal, on the biodiversity crisis. The issues discussed at these two gatherings are… Read More »

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