July 8, 2016 – 12:13pm An anti-fracking protest in Ukraine.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sign a ‘free trade’ agreement – that includes the controversial Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provision – with Ukraine when he visits Kyiv next week.
CBC reports, “A preliminary agreement was negotiated last year by the Harper government, but it’s now being formalized.” Last month, the Ottawa Citizen noted, “[On June 20], Trudeau told a Canada-Ukraine business forum in Toronto that he will be in Ukraine on July 11-12 after attending the NATO leaders’ summit in Poland [on July 8-9].”
Ukraine Today adds, “Ukrainian government has removed all obstacles …read more
Source: The Council of Canadians