Citizen Action Monitor

On April 10, while US-led group was busy exploring use of military force against Venezuela…

The Lima Group, including Minister Freeland, issued a declaration rejecting “any threat or course of action leading to a military intervention.” No 2460 Posted by fw, April 17, 2019 “The … Continue reading

April 17, 2019

With eyes wide shut, Canada’s Foreign Minister Freeland deceitfully declares new sanctions on Venezuela

Former UN Expert Alfred de Zayas likened sanctions to “medieval sieges,” meant to bring countries “to their knees.” No 2459 Posted by fw, April 16, 2019 “Ottawa imposed sanctions on … Continue reading

April 16, 2019

Forget about Russia disrupting Canada’s democracy, our politicians are creating enough chaos all on their own

Unable to find any federal party worthy of his vote, Jim Miles ponders “What am I to do?” No 2458 Posted by fw, April 15, 2019 “At the recent G7 … Continue reading

April 15, 2019

Letter to Minister Freeland re false allegation Maduro regime is “exclusively responsible” for blackout

The allegation, posted by Global Affairs Canada, was authored by the Lima Group, of which Canada is a leading member. No 2451 Posted by fw, March 14, 2019 March 14, … Continue reading

March 14, 2019

Will Chrystia Freeland issue retraction and apology for false allegation against Maduro regime?

On February 23, Ministers Freeland and Bibeau issued a Statement that Maduro forces had “burned aid”. No 2449 Posted by fw, March 11, 2019 “Troubling reports from today indicate that … Continue reading

March 11, 2019

We may be seeing the emergence of the ‘Trudeau Doctrine’ as a mask for interference in Venezuela

Freeland has justified Canada’s aggressive interference in Venezuela’s affairs by saying “this is our neighbourhood”. No 2445 Posted by fw, March 5, 2019 “Many Canadians are familiar with the Monroe Doctrine . … Continue reading

March 5, 2019

January 23, 2019 will long be remembered as a day of ignominy for Washington and Ottawa

On January 23, 2019 Juan Guaidó declared himself to be the ‘acting President’ of Venezuela and was immediately recognized by Washington and Ottawa. No 2434 Posted by fw, February 15, 2019 “On … Continue reading

February 15, 2019

Canadian prof slams Canada for its role in fomenting right-wing led uprising against Venezuela

Most shocking is Ottawa’s official lies and corporate media’s suppression of cause of Venezuela’s economic and civil collapse. No 2431 Posted by fw, February 10, 2019 “… it is not … Continue reading

February 10, 2019

My letter to Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Freeland on her perversion of the truth about Venezuela

“You have revealed your utter contempt for the intelligence of responsibly informed Canadians – and there are thousands of us.” No 2427 Posted by fw, February 6, 2019 My recent … Continue reading

February 6, 2019

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland aggressively backs Washington-led coup in Venezuela

She ignores inconvenient facts, including – Juan Guaidó is US-groomed, far-right thug; Lima Group plots regime change. No 2426 Posted by fw, February 3, 2019 How does Canada’s Foreign Minister … Continue reading

February 3, 2019

Trudeau gov. boasts of $65M Yemen aid, but is silent about $240M arms for countries bombing Yemen

“It’s a bit like helping pay for somebody’s crutches after you’ve helped break their legs,” says research org. No 2211 Posted by fw, April 30, 2018 “When Global Affairs Canada … Continue reading

April 30, 2018

Canada must expand its military capacities to play a major role in global conflicts, says Minister Freeland

Freeland’s speech best serves interests of Canada’s ruling class, not “working people.” No 1977 Posted by fw, June 8, 2017 “The speech delivered by Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in the House … Continue reading

June 8, 2017

Are Trudeau and Trump on a collision course over Russia and China?

Trudeau endorses anti-Russia, pro-China policy; Trump favours Russia accommodation, thwarting China. No 1873 Posted by fw, January 19, 2017 “Freeland’s appointment [as Foreign Minister] is a clear indication that the Liberal … Continue reading

January 19, 2017

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

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

Trudeau’s neoliberals take giant step toward TPP ratification with a positive economic impact study

Critic says flawed model used in the study is based on assumption that “all neoliberalism is good”. No 1775 Posted by fw, September 13, 2016 “Sujata Dey, trade campaigner with the … Continue reading

September 13, 2016

My letter to 4 MPs requesting help in having Canada’s trade minister explain how citizens’ TPP input will be used

Trade Minister Freeland says she has received “feedback from thousands of Canadians” about the TPP. No 1584 Posted by fw, February 1, 2016 Today I sent an email, copied below, … Continue reading

February 1, 2016

TPP will likely lock Canada into morally lax power relationships, blocking positive change in key policy areas

“Obama administration has no interest in enforcing labor or environmental laws referred to in TPP agreement.” No 1582 Posted by fw, January 30, 2016 “The [US] Senate approved language saying … Continue reading

January 30, 2016

If the TPP is an immoral system that can’t be changed, will it do harm? Yes, said ‘citizen’ Chrystia Freeland

“Anyone who works in an immoral system is going to do harm. So change the system,” said Noam Chomsky No 1580 Posted by fw, January 28, 2016 And no one … Continue reading

January 28, 2016