Press Release

How Tar Sand Oil Got Into the Great Lakes Basin

The environmental impacts of Alberta's oil sands will extend thousands of kilometres away to the Great Lakes, threatening water and air quality around the world's largest body of fresh water. A report, the University of Toronto's Munk Centre.

WTO Doha Negotiations Threaten to Encourage Inefficient Food Aid Delivery

Revised rules on food aid in the latest negotiating text at the World Trade Organization fail to reduce adequately the scope for the sale of food aid and encourage a highly wasteful, trade distorting system, according to a letter sent to trade ministers today from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Canadian Foodgrains Bank and Oxfam International.