NEW FACTSHEETFree Trade is fracking with our future ~ Council of Canadians

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Why BROKE should be concerned about all the trade deals – NAFTA, FIPA, CETA, FTAA, etcetera

Subject: NEW FACTSHEET: Free Trade is fracking with ourfuture ~ Councilof Candadians

Here’s our new factsheet on fracking and trade agreements with a focus on how Lone Pine Resources is challenging Quebec’s fracking moratorium and asking for $250 million in compensation. The factsheet provides information about how NAFTA, FIPA and other investment deals put democracy and the environment at risk. It is available in both English and French through the weblinks below:

http://canadians.org/sites/default/files/publications/Fracking-Freetrade-factsheet.pdf

NAFTA and Canada’s FIPAs allow expropriation for a public purpose, like the fracking moratorium, but still give investors the right to be compensated at fair market value even where a public purpose is demonstrated

http://canadians.org/sites/default/files/publications/fracture-libre-echange.pdf

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Emma Lui

Water Campaigner

Council of Canadians