Opposing the TPP

Convention:
2015
Policy:
That the NPF communicate our opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership which would make more costly a Canadian Pharmacare programme and that we call upon the federal government to discontinue the discussion on all parts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership immediately.

Number:
48
Section:
Health

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Transparency in Trade Deals

Convention:
2014
Policy:
That the federal government open the doors to all the secret meetings, allow citizen input into all trade deals and allow parliament to be involved in debating the issues.

Number:
25
Section:
Health

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Transparency in Free Trade Talks

Convention:
2014
Policy:
That we demand accountability to the citizens of Canada on free trade talks and public hearings in issues which have lasting effects on living standards.

Number:
26
Section:
Health

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Health Services in CETA

Convention:
2014
Policy:
That the Government of Canada negotiate a new exemption to the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) that reads: “Nothing in the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement be construed to apply to measures adopted or maintained by a party with respect to health care, health services or health insurance.” and further that the Government of Canada remove all matters related to pharmaceutical patents from the CETA and from all future trade and investments agreements.

Number:
27
Section:
Health

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Brand-Name Drugs and CETA

Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the federal government ensure that the European Union’s condition that extends the exclusivity of “brand name” drugs an additional three years is removed from the “Commercial Economic Trade Agreement”.

Number:
33
Section:
Health

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