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Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
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  1. American Chamber of Commerce in Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
    The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada ("AmCham Canada") is a private, non-profit membership organization that promotes the two-way flow of trade and investment between Canada and the United States. The AmCham's Ontario Region hosts events within the province to connect business owners with expansion opportunities.
  2. Connexions Digest
    Issue 53 - January 1991- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1991
  3. The Fight for Canada
    Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "That fight for Canada continues to this day," says David Orchard.
  4. Free Trade and the New Right Agenda
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    A useful snapshot of the 'free trade' debate at the time of the 1988 Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Canada.
  5. The free trade disaster: round two
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1991
    Standards are being pulled down to the lowest common denominator, allowing the transnational corporations to play countries and their workforces off against each other. Already, workers in Canada are being warned that if they don't pull their wages and other demands down, workers in Mexico will be only too glad to take their jobs.
  6. "Free Trade:" Look at the Contents, Not Just the Label
    Response to comments in Green Revolution

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1989
    I do not accept the idea that there should be no restrictions on trade or the market. If a particular economic activity is environmentally or socially harmful, why shouldn't we restrict it? If the so-called "free market" (i.e. an economic system where nothing is allowed to interfere with the freedom to make profits) results in economic activity that destroys the environment, or dumps people on the streets, then why shouldn't society be able to intervene?
  7. Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  8. On Guard for Thee
    An Independent Review of the Free Trade Agreement

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
  9. The Only Way Out of the American Empire
    Lessons from the Free Trade Agreement

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1988
    The Free Trade deal shows that any attempt to develop a strategy for national independence that relies on inducing Canadian capitalists to become nationalists must fail.
  10. The Quick and The Dead
    Brian Mulroney, Big Business And The Seduction Of Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    McQuaig argues that since 1984, there has been a systematic transfer of power in Canada from the democratically elected government to the private sector.
  11. Radical Digressions 2
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2000
  12. Review falsifies history
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1991
    It is only because Canada's electoral system is profoundly undemocratic that it was possible for the Mulroney Tories to form a majority government with only 43 per cent of the votes. They then used that majority to force through the free trade deal even though a majority of the electorate had voted against it.
  13. Sign Crimes/Road Kill
    From Mediascape to Landscape

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    A collection of thirty short essays by Joyce Nelson, a writer specializing in the politics of the mass media.
  14. The Silent Revolution
    Media, Democracy, and the Free Trade Debate

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
  15. Take Back the Nation
    Revised Edition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    A passionate and thoughtful assessment of Canada in crisis. Analyses the dangers posed by NAFTA to Canada's economy and independence. Proposes economic, political and cultural solutions to Canada's problems.
  16. Waiting for Democracy
    A Citizen's Journal

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    Rick Salutin's account of the pivotal 1988 "free trade" election. Waiting for Democracy makes a strong case that our political system is anything but democratic, though it offers little hope of changing it.

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