CETA’s municipal implications “ringing alarm bells across the country” (Toronto Star)

February 24, 2012

An article in today’s Toronto Star warns that municipal procurement provisions in CETA are “ringing alarm bells across the country” and  that the proposed Canada-EU trade deal’s “effects on Toronto could be serious.”

The Star article quotes a recent City of Toronto staff report warning that CETA could impact Toronto’s hiring, local food procurement, strategic procurement and transit procurement policies, especially in regards to any requirements for local or Canadian content.

To read the full Toronto Star article, click here

To download the report on CETA from the City of Toronto’s general manager, click here