Norwood adds its name to growing list of municipalities calling for an exemption from CETA

August 12, 2011

Norwood Ontario has passed a resolution calling on the provinces and the federal government “to negotiate a clear, permanent exemption for local governments” from the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. Like other municipalities, Norwood is concerned the CETA agreement will impact their ability to procure goods and services locally and that they would lose their ability to control their own water and waste facilities. Read more at the Community Press.