Citizen Action Monitor

Are Ottawa’s ideas about the economy, environment and climate dangerously ill-informed?

Contributions by two leading experts on the unrealistic expectation of perpetual GDP growth suggests the Liberals don’t know what they’re talking about. No 2221 Posted by fw, May 22, 2018 … Continue reading

May 22, 2018

Face the facts Canada — We can’t meet emission targets and expand oil and gas production

“We’re energy pigs, we’re high emitters of carbon, and we’re not leaders in renewable energy,” says energy expert. No 2214 Posted by fw, May 7, 2018 “Canadians are global energy … Continue reading

May 7, 2018

New report crushes Trudeau’s claim oil/gas/pipeline expansion vital to our economic well-being

“Oft-cited claim that growing oil and gas production is vital to Canada’s economic well-being … has become progressively less true over the past decade.” No 2212 Posted by fw, May … Continue reading

May 5, 2018

Leadnow’s plan to defeat Doug Ford in June 7, 2018 Ontario election

Leadnow Canada is “Going After Ford”. Take the pledge to help defeat him. No 2209 Posted by fw, April 29, 2018 “The electoral math tells us we can have impact … Continue reading

April 29, 2018

Don’t give anti-pipeline org. tax dollars to hire students, says CBC News

CBC article mentioned by Dogwood org. as part of “hate mail piling up” in response to its stop KM campaign. No 2207 Posted by fw, April 27, 2018 “The hate … Continue reading

April 27, 2018

Kinder Morgan suspends pipeline work, gives governments until May 31 to resolve differences

Under attack from BC and Alberta, Trudeau blames his predecessor, Stephen Harper No 2197 Posted by fw, April 9, 2018 “In Calgary Sunday afternoon, Kinder announced it was suspending ‘all non-essential activities … Continue reading

April 9, 2018

People power of local groups pull off nationwide actions of resistance to Kinder Morgan pipeline

Kudos to Leadnow and 350.org’s support of Indigenous-led resistance, as thousands show up at MP offices. No 2191 Posted by fw, March 27, 2018 “You got the government’s attention: Environment … Continue reading

March 27, 2018

Two thumbs way up for 350.org’s Katie and Daniel, kicked out of the House of Commons

They interrupted the PM, calling on him to “show the science” on Kinder Morgan pipeline. No 2171 Posted by fw, March 1, 2018 “Today [Feb. 28], my friend Daniel and … Continue reading

March 1, 2018

Revisiting 2016 event when Trudeau misled Canadians about KM pipeline decision-making process

His Trans Mountain approval prompted scientists to question what he meant by “science- and evidence-based decision-making” No 2170 Posted by fw, February 28, 2018 “[On November 29, 2016] Trudeau along … Continue reading

February 28, 2018

Exposé — Canada’s oil industry “captures” governments, serves private not public interests   

“When that happens, democracy stops being democratic,” says former leader of Alberta’s Liberal Party. No 2161 Posted by fw, February 11, 2018 “Numerous times when the federal government has said … Continue reading

February 11, 2018

Did Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s BC Wine Boycott just backfire?

“Social media is going wild in support of B.C. vino,” says Dogwood citizen action network. No 2159 Posted by fw, February 7, 2018 “Yesterday Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced a boycott … Continue reading

February 7, 2018

Will Canada’s leftist Leap movement have any impact on an NDP party being built by Jagmeet Singh?

Leap’s Avi Lewis believes progressives are ready for an NDP party that will embrace “something bolder.” No 2158 Posted by fw, February 6, 2018 “A revolution is coming to Ottawa … Continue reading

February 6, 2018

Big oil given 70 years to clean up tar sands waste, despite soaring cancer rates in First Nation communities

Will taxpayers be left to pick up the tab if oil companies declare bankruptcy? – Supreme Court to hear case related to that question. No 2155 Posted by fw, January … Continue reading

January 31, 2018

Team Trudeau’s “massive loophole” would let carbon polluters escape paying millions in carbon taxes

Don’t let Trudeau pose as a “climate leader.” Help Leadnow blow the whistle on “This sneaky move.” No 2154 Posted by fw, January 30, 2018 Yesterday I received the following … Continue reading

January 30, 2018

How global climate change contributes to more extreme winter weather events

If “global warming” is real, why the extreme winter weather in vast parts of North America — Climate scientist explains. No 2136 Posted by fw, January 5, 2018 “Scientists are … Continue reading

January 5, 2018

Trudeau challenged to prove Canada’s “all-of-the-above” climate action plan will meet its climate commitments

Canada’s 2018 “strategic assessment” proposal features a “climate test” but will it include 2 best-test features? No 2130 Posted by fw, December 25, 2017 “The federal government insists that Canada … Continue reading

December 25, 2017

With Trump, it’s been loss, after loss, as ranks of the oppressed grow – Has HOPE arrived just in time?

Can “Poor People’s Campaign – a National Call for Moral Revival” turn the tide? No 2127 Posted by fw, December 17, 2017 “It has been one defeat after another for … Continue reading

December 17, 2017

US federal court dismisses Canadian forest company’s SLAPP lawsuit against two environmental NGOs

Victory delivered a “knockout punch” to Resolute Forest Products’ attempt to intimidate Greenpeace and STAND.earth No 2079 Posted by fw, October 19, 2017 “Months ago, Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products, Canada’s … Continue reading

October 19, 2017

Did citizen’s social media action fend off Enbridge’s attempt to silence anti-pipeline activist group?

STAND.earth’s office was raided in attempt to collect on $14,000 in court costs awarded to Enbridge in 2014 legal battle. No 2078 Posted by fw, October 19, 2017 “Two sheriffs … Continue reading

October 19, 2017