Citizen Action Monitor

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

The World Economic Forum at Davos “represents everything that is wrong with the world”

It is the purest expression of a world run by an “insular ruling elite” No 1577 Posted by fw, January 26, 2016 “ It’s easy to mock Davos – so … Continue reading

January 26, 2016

BREAKING: Trade Minister Freeland now says Canada will sign TPP on February 4, 2016

“Tell the Trade Minister right now: do NOT sign the TPP” urges Canada’s Open Media organization. No 1576 Posted by fw, January 25, 2016 On January 12, Minister Freeland said, … Continue reading

January 25, 2016

Is Minister Freeland undervaluing TPP input from “ordinary citizens”?

This citizen would like to see signs that his input is valued as a TPP ‘stakeholder’ in the consultation process No 1566 Posted by fw, January 14, 2016 “Freeland characterized herself … Continue reading

January 14, 2016

Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership incompatible with democracy? My letter to Trade Minister Freeland

This is my fourth letter to the Minister’s office. So far auto-responses but no answers to any of the issues I’ve raised. No 1565 Posted by fw, January 13, 2016 … Continue reading

January 13, 2016

Has Canada’s Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland already tweeted away her TPP sellout?

Liberals used to be against NAFTA until they were for it. No 1525 Posted by fw, November 30, 2015 “The Globe and Mail reported on November 18 that the new, … Continue reading

November 30, 2015

“TPP could cost Canada hundreds of billions of dollars,” says businessman Jim Balsillie

Signing it would be “the worst public policy decision in the country’s history.” No 1504 Posted by fw, November 9, 2015 “Jim Balsillie warns that provisions tucked into the Trans-Pacific … Continue reading

November 9, 2015