Letter to the Prime Minister on improving access to COVID-19 supports.

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Dear Prime Minister,

RE: Improving access to COVID-19 supports, including by waiving certain aspects of the Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights agreement and other federal supports

As Canadian affiliates to the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), a global union representing the interests of 20 million workers in 150 countries, we are urging the Government of Canada to support a special waiver under the WTO’s Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement enabling greater access to COVID-19 supports for all nations.

Read the letter here