EU-CETA agreement on verge of COLLAPSE: Spanish party in major U-turn shock Jun 23 2017

By KATIE MANSFIELD AND MARIA ORTEGA PUBLISHED: 14:57, Fri, Jun 23, 2017 | UPDATED: 15:08, Fri, Jun 23, 2017  
THE European Union’s controversial trade deal with Canada is once again in doubt as a Spanish party votes against the agreement.
Earlier this month Spain was gripped by protests over the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and opposition …
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Dockworkers at All Europe's Ports Ready for Action to Support Spanish Strikers Jun 21 2017

A two-hour, Europe-wide port stoppage has been called for next week as the International Dockworkers' Council supports striking Spanish colleagues. Ports will be affected between 10 am and 12 noon on Thursday, June 29.
 
"This stoppage has been called for two main reasons: to support the struggle of Spanish dockworkers in their conflict with that nation's governmen…
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Unease growing in EU over CETA cheese clause Jun 19 2017

Posted Jun. 15th, 2017 by Karen Briere
 
Canada’s dairy farmers say they have no comment on reports of a spat brewing over cheese allocations under the incoming trade agreement with the European Union.
Most measures under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement are expected to take effect July 1. The agreement will allow an additional 16,000 tonnes of hi…
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Ontario becomes 2nd province to go ahead with $15 an hour minimum wage May 30 2017

Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario will bring in $15 wage by 2019, a few months after Alberta does same Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced a plan to increase the provincial minimum wage to $15 an hour by Jan. 1, 2019. 
The increase would be phased in over the next 18 months, rising to $14 an hour on Jan. 1, 2018, and then to $15 the following January. 
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Canada, Germany create closer ties in ag research May 24 2017

by Holly Demaree
 
CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, CANADA — World demand for food is growing and research and innovation will help Canadian farmers and food processors meet that demand. Canada is supporting science and innovation with key global partners to build the capacity necessary to take advantage of growth opportunities.
 
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