Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

March 19, 2009 16:32 ET

Media Advisory : Canadian Labour Congress

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 19, 2009) - The Free trade Agreement that Canada and Colombia signed in November 2008 will soon be debated in our House of Commons. Is Canada helping or hurting human rights in Latin America, with this deal?

What's Wrong with the Canada-Colombia
Free Trade Agreement?

March 24, 2009
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

University of Ottawa, Desmarais Hall 3120
55 Laurier Ave. East
(between Waller and Nicholas Streets)

Featuring: Senator Jorge Enrique Robledo Castillo, 2nd Term
Senator of the Republic of Colombia, (2002 - 2006
and 2006-2010) for the Polo Democratico Alternativa,
has done an exhaustive study on the impacts of free
trade agreements in Colombia.
Senator Robledo's speech will be in Spanish with
translation to English provided.

Victor Baez Mosqueira, Secretary General of the
Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA) -
a view from the region.

Laura Carlsen, Political analyst on US policies toward
the Americas
Director, Interamerican Resource Centre (based in
Mexico) - a view from the US.

Peter Julian, Critic on International Trade, New
Democratic Party of Canada

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