Councillors in Grand Forks have voted to send a letter to their local MLA and MP expressing their opposition to the CETA agreement currently being negotiated. Council member Gene Robert explained,
“The first thing that bothers me about CETA is that they’re negotiating our procurement ability, our ability to purchase as a municipality…I think these European major corporations are looking at possibly taking over management of our water, our waste and of our recycling – these are big companies. The thing that bothers me the most about CETA is the fact that we’re not at the table.”
Read more in the Grand Forks Gazette.