Trudeau Doubles Down on Trade Negotiations with Brazil’s Bolsonaro While the Amazon Burns
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh released the following statement in response to Justin Trudeau’s refusal to stop negotiating a new free trade deal with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and the Mercosur group of nations. Last week, Singh called on Trudeau to stop negotiations to pressure Bolsonaro to change course to save the Amazon rainforest:
Jagmeet Singh Calls on PM Trudeau to Halt Trade Negotiations with Mercosur:
While the Amazon rainforest burns, Trudeau negotiates a new free trade deal with Mercosur bloc, which includes Brazil.
CALGARY – On Friday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to halt trade negotiations with the Mercosur Bloc until Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro takes action to protect the Amazon rainforest from deforestation.