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Today : Tell the MPs to vote NO to Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

On Friday April, 16, a narrow majority of MPs (50 vs. 44) approved the Conservative government's undemocratic and under-handed motion to evoke closure on second reading debate of Bill C-2 (an Act to Implement the Canada Colombia Free Trade Agreement). Of the 44 MPs who opposed the Conservative motion, 24 are Liberals. On Monday, April 19, at the end of the final day of debate on Bill C-2, Parliament will vote on approving second reading of Bill C-2.

Letter to the Canadian Embassy in Colombia

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

Colombia: Defamation against a Canadian NGO

Since 2000, forcibly displaced afro-colombian and mestizo communities from the Lower Atrato region have been carrying out a gradual return to their collective territory.

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



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


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!


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


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?

Practicing political accompaniment with peasant communities displaced from their territory by the paramilitary structure of the Colombian state, our organization, Colombia Accompaniment and Solidarity Project (PASC), has always opposed the negotiation of a free trade agreement with Colombia, which will cause the multiplication of forced displac