December 6, 2017 – 6:41pm

The Council of Canadians is opposed to the energy proportionality provision in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

The Financial Post explains, “[Article 605] means Canada and the U.S. cannot reduce access to each other’s oil, natural gas, coal, electricity or refined petroleum products without an equivalent reduction in domestic access to the same product. So if Canada wanted to cut oil exports to the U.S. by 20 per cent it would have to cut domestic…