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International Northeast Economic Region (AINER)

NAFTA ruling in Nova Scotia quarry case sparks fears for future settlements
A NAFTA arbitration panel has ruled against Canada in a claim by a US company that wanted to develop a quarry in Nova Scotia, although a dissenting member of the panel warned that the decision will be seen as a “remarkable step backwards” in environmental protection.
The rising tide: A proposed free-trade area promises to radically change Canada’s East Coast, but would it lift all boats?
"Atlantica" seems a rather fabulous name for something as unsexy as a trade initiative, but the tale of how it came to the activist community’s attention is nearly as mythic.
Stop Atlantica: the undemocratic corporate trade deal
Atlantica must be stopped immediately and replaced by a project that would focus on fair trade, secure employment and decent wages, according to the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC). Atlantica is a project of in-depth commercial deregulation and free trade between Atlantic Canada, Eastern Quebec and the Northeast United States.
Beware the northeastern free trade dream called Atlantica
The Prince Edward Island Union of Public Sector Employees (PEIUPSE/NUPGE) is joining other Atlantic public sector unions in sounding the warning about Atlantica, a free trade scheme proposed for Eastern Canada and the northeastern United States.
Atlantica trade zone talks spark 2nd day of protest
Activists protested for a second day in New Brunswick on Saturday as business leaders met to discuss a proposed free-trade zone for the Maritimes, Quebec and northeastern United States.