Projet Accompagnement Solidarité Colombie

Urgent Actions

Letter to the Canadian Embassy in Colombia

1 February 2010

Montreal, January 28 2009

Att. Jennifer Henderson
Canadian Ambassy in Colombia

Copy : James Lambert, Director General for Latin America and the Caribbean, Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Nov. 16 : Bill C-23 is back on the agenda at the House of Commons

16 November 2009

Call/send letters urging government and MPs to oppose the ratificacion of Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement currently being debated in House of Commons. Instead, demand that the Canadian government pressure Colombian authorities to put an effective end to widespread paramilitary threats against trade union and social movement activists.

ACT NOW to STOP the Canada Colombia Free Trade Agreement before the House of Commons

14 September 2009

THIS IS WHAT YOU CAN DO NOW TO SUPPORT HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN COLOMBIA : ACT NOW to STOP the CANADA COLOMBIA FREE TRADE AGREEMENT BEFORE THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

by Amnesty International Canada

Dear friends:

Your action is needed immediately as legislation which could have a huge impact on human rights in Colombia is back before the House of Commons possibly as soon as this coming Tuesday.

We have learned that Bill C-23 to implement the Canada Colombia Free Trade Agreement is at the top of the government's legislative agenda when Parliament resumes

Canada-Colombia FTA removed from legislative agenda

29 May 2009

Canada-Colombia FTA removed from legislative agenda:
Canada steps towards dignity

May 27, 2009

A joint statement from the La Chiva Collective, Pueblos en Camino, and Mingas-FTA

Public pressure has forced a victory in the fight to stop the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA).

Shame or Dignity: Canadians must act NOW against the FTA Canada-Colombia!!!

25 May 2009

SHAME OR DIGNITY ? CANADIANS MUST ACT NOW!

Bill C-23 debated this week - Write to Ignatieff

We have learned that Canadian parliament start to debate Bill C-23, implementing legislation for the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, this Monday, May 25. The Liberal Party of Canada, and its new leader, Michael Ignatieff, have expressed their support for the Harper Conservatives on this issue and are on the verge of making a serious mistake.

Stop the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

29 March 2009

URGENT ACTION:

Stop the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement


On March 26, the Canadian federal government tabled the text of the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement and introduced implementing legislation in Parliament.

From this date, deputies dispose of 21 days to debate its ratification…which means 21 days to convince them not to approve it!

ACT NOW!!!


On November 21, 2008, in Lima, Peru, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez signed a free trade agreement (FTA) between the tw

STOP canadian free trad agreement with Colombia

6 November 2008


Will Canada go ahead with its secretly-negotiated Free Trade Agreement with Colombia while paramilitaries reaffirm their control in the country and the Colombian president publicly attacks human rights defense organizations?

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