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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 FIPA becomes law on November 1st and we only have a few days left to stop it. This petition from Leadnow.ca is probably our best chance, unless provincial leaders step up.

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Did you know that unextracted tar sands, just like unmarried single women, have an expiry date? According to noted gender studies expert Chen Weidong of CNOOC, the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, that’s exactly the fate we can expect for Alberta’s crude if we leave it undrilled and in the ground. An empty purposeless existence.

If you love the Tar Sands and don’t want to see them left behind, watch this video.