Citizen Action Monitor

CETA: Hundreds of Civil society groups in Canada and Europe issue loud clear call for rejection

Will Trudeau heed the call, or will he ignore citizens, cave to the ruling class and ratify CETA? No 1846 Posted by fw, December 14, 2016 “As it stands, CETA is … Continue reading

December 14, 2016

“The Great CETA Swindle” — Now playing in Ottawa

Adapted by Justin Trudeau and Chrystia Freeland from an original scheme by Stephen Harper & his Corporate Elites. No 1828 Posted by fw, November 20, 2016 With a fast-approaching European Parliament … Continue reading

November 20, 2016

Osgoode Hall law prof blasts Team Trudeau for rigging procedures to ram CETA through parliament

International Trade Committee’s Liberal-Conservative alliance conspires to keep critical CETA facts from Canadians. No 1816 Posted by fw, November 8, 2016 “We are faced with an anti-democratic agenda from the Liberals … Continue reading

November 8, 2016

Ten Canadian academics urge Wallonia not to succumb to our politicians’ “scare tactics”

Unlike Canada, Wallonia’s democratic processes have allowed for close and careful consideration of CETA’s flaws. No 1808 Posted by fw, October 23, 2016 “We write after reading news reports this past … Continue reading

October 23, 2016

Arrogant Minister Freeland misses the point — CETA is way out-of-step with public opinion

Her narrow focus on the political ignores citizen concerns over a deal that prioritizes corporate interests. No 1806 Posted by fw, October 22, 2016 “Yet to focus exclusively on the political … Continue reading

October 22, 2016

Wake up Mr. Trudeau, CETA predictions of higher incomes, more jobs based on flawed economic modelling

Alternative model warns of CETA’s “high risks” — net losses in employment, incomes and GDP in both Canada and E.U. No 1798 Posted by fw, October 11, 2016 “It is high … Continue reading

October 11, 2016

TTIP, CETA talks stalled — Is this the beginning of the end of neoliberalism and highly financed capitalism?

“There’s a big fight still to be had,” says UK’s dynamo Nick Dearden. “The good news is change is already happening all over the place.” No 1763 Posted by fw, September … Continue reading

September 2, 2016

Seven years into CETA negotiations, Canadian officials continue to claim they are close to sealing the deal

“…full implementation of CETA will take years, not months,” says Michael Geist. No 1726 Posted by fw, July 14, 2016 “[W]ith rising opposition to trade agreements, the fallout from Brexit, and … Continue reading

July 14, 2016

Don’t ratify TPP, TTIP and CETA trade agreements, advises UN Independent Expert

These agreements “constitute an attack on the very essence of sovereignty and self-determination.” No 1722 Posted by fw, July 10, 2016 “In this report, I address multiple threats to the international … Continue reading

July 10, 2016

Say goodbye to vital public services, like water, health, energy, if TTIP, CETA approved

Under CETA, all public services are subject to liberalization unless an explicit exception is made. No 1487 Posted by fw, October 22, 2015 “A new report, Public Services Under Attack, … Continue reading

October 22, 2015

CETA — What it is and why it’s bad for Canada

Harper set to release CETA details on Tuesday, hoping to deflect attention from Senate scandal No 892 Posted by fw, October 26, 2013 “The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) … Continue reading

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