This week’s video introduces the Canada/China FIPA - our newest trade treaty you’ve never heard of. An exciting investment opportunity ensuring Canadian laws in no way hinder China’s state-owned energy companies over the next 31 years. You’ll be your parents’ age by the time it expires!
Gus Van Harten, a prominent trade law expert, wrote a horrified letter to Stephen Harper about this deal. Read it on The Tyee.ca
This week, we trek deeper into the Conservative Hinterland and encounter the James Bezan of Selkirk-Interlake, Manitoba.
Curious and standoffish, this political animal uses its strong hooves to scuff out threats including indoor tanning, the KGB, and plucky small-town journalists who might out him as a critic of his own party.