November 5, 2016 – 7:34am The States General is the bicameral legislature of the Netherlands, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives. It meets at the Binnenhof complex in downtown The Hague.
A referendum in the Netherlands has the potential to derail the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
The Guardian reports, “Activists in the Netherlands have gathered almost two-thirds of the signatures needed to lay the groundwork for a referendum on [CETA]. …Over the past year, the activists have gathered the names of almost 200,000 supporters who have pledged to petition for a referendum on [CETA] once …read more
Source: The Council of Canadians