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Category Archives: Trade


The Debate over Free Trade Agreements


The last article few articles analyzed the social and environmental costs facing Canadians as a result of free trade. This article presents the arguments for and against the North American Free Trade Agreements and the Foreign Investment Protection and Promotions Agreement. Inter-Governmental Free Trade Agreements The FTA was a free trade agreement between Canada and… Continue Reading »


Fundamentals of the Fair trade system


The debate on trade policies has created a growing movement for Fair trade. This article analyzes the principles of Fair trade system.   Fair trade system Fair trade is an ideological belief system within the international trade system and it’s goal is to reduce poverty and establish trade equality among producers (farmers) in developing countries. The… Continue Reading »


The Social Cost of Free Trade Agreements


The social cost of free trade decreases the Canadian’s standard of living. This article analyzes the impact of these social costs. Social Cost of Free Trade The Social cost of the free trade agreements has affected Canadian’s through the following; 1. Fiscal Austerity Cuts to Social Programs 2. Decline in Unionization Rates 3. Growth of… Continue Reading »

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