Citizen Action Monitor

Shameful arms deal with despotic Saudi Arabia violates Canada’s export control rules

By willfully ignoring the rules, Canada’s party and union leaders exposed as hypocrites No 1480 Posted by fw, October 15, 2015 “The arms deal, which was secured thanks to strong … Continue reading

October 15, 2015

Why is Harper government silent about alleged secret talks on integration of Canadian-US militaries?

Silence as well from NDP and Liberals who have no objection to further integration of forces. No 1470 Posted by fw, October 6, 2015 “The Canada-US military integration talks are … Continue reading

October 6, 2015

Mocking Harper’s MP robots – This video deserves to go viral

To mock Harper’s MPs as robots is an insult to robots No 1412 Posted by fw, July 31, 2015 “One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is … Continue reading

July 31, 2015

New study reveals huge gap between Harper’s economic rhetoric and grim reality, says economist Jim Stanford

Economic legacy of Harper government: unemployment, insecurity, debt. It is definitely time for a change No 1410 Posted by fw, July 30, 2015 “If you have been swallowing the rhetoric … Continue reading

July 30, 2015

Just when you think the conflict-of-interest stench from the Harper camp can’t get any worse, it gets worse

Harper rewarded failed company with millions in taxpayer dollars for Arctic construction project. Company is run by party insider, facility will be built in Environment Minister Aglukkaq’s home riding No … Continue reading

July 28, 2015

Investigative reporter Bruce Livesey gives the inside story of how Harper will win the 2015 election

Among a toolkit of tricks and tactics, Harper Cons knowingly target “the least informed, least engaged voters”, for they determine the outcome of close campaigns   No 1391 Posted by … Continue reading

July 7, 2015

Stephen Harper, let us count the reasons why we fear and loath you

“Harper has systematically and stealthily sought to change a social democratic country into a neo-con satellite of the US Empire of chaos,” says university professor No 1388 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

July 5, 2015

Federal government scientists have been working in a climate of fear, says newly retired Halifax biologist

“The muzzling of federal government scientists is worse than anyone can imagine.” No 1341 Posted by fw, May 19, 2015 “I am concerned about the bigger policy issues that are essentially … Continue reading

May 19, 2015

Terminator-in-Chief Harper removes, silences government watchdogs, senior bureaucrats who cross him

Their offense? — They simply reported what they found and refused to back down No 1340 Posted by fw, May 18, 2015 “Forthright government watchdogs have a way of disappearing … Continue reading

May 18, 2015

Harper’s proposed RCMP crime cover-up legislation exposed by Canada’s Information Commissioner

Legislation, hidden deep in omnibus bill, would effectively allow Harper Cons to rewrite law, absolve Mounties of wrongdoing No 1336 Posted by fw, May 16, 2015 “This precedent basically would … Continue reading

May 16, 2015

Environmentalists seek court order to stop Harper Cabinet approval of Northern Gateway pipeline

Gaps in evidence give lie to Joint Review Panel’s claim of “no significant harm” No 956 Posted by fw, January 20, 2014 “The JRP did not have enough evidence to … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Don’t fuck with Mother Nature!

12 minutes of terror captured in scenes of devastation as Typhoon Haiyan rips Tacloban city in Philippines No 925 Posted by fw, December 07, 2013 Super Typhoon HAIYAN (YOLANDA) video: … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Constitutional challenge launched to stop Harper government spying on Canadians

Canadians urged to show their support for this court challenge by BC Civil Liberties Association No 901­­ Posted by fw, October 31, 2013 “Making headlines around the world, the activities of … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harper “gravely ignored” lawyers’ letter calling for legal action against war crimes suspect Dick Cheney

Cheney scheduled to be keynote speaker at Toronto Global Forum on October 31 No 880 Posted by fw, October 16, 2013 “It is long overdue for Cheney and other Bush … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alberta’s complex carbon offsetting projects, schemes no match for Keystone, tar sands emissions

And Harper’s promised mitigation of emissions is incompatible with unchecked oil sands expansion policy No 877 Posted by fw, October 13, 2013 “For all the talk of mitigation, environmentalists say, … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Leadnow community gearing up to defeat Harper’s anti-democratic agenda in 2015 election

Major campaign to get out the vote for electoral reform, climate action and income equality No 833 Posted by fw, August 19, 2013 “Will Prime Minister Harper be able to … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Myth exploded that Harper government is critical of military takeovers

Montreal writer and political activist, Yves Engler, sets the record straight No 818 Posted by fw, July 26, 2013 “The Harper government has backed military coups, opposed pro-democracy movements and … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

As expected, Harper’s evisceration of environmental legislation allows Enbridge to evade Line 9 questions

Pipeline company simply refuses to answer questions from group of Ontario municipalities and Ministry of Energy No 808 Posted by fw, July 16, 2013 “Enbridge has deemed that more than two dozen … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Obama’s new climate plan leaves Harper government stuck in the tar sands

No 790 Posted by fw, June 25, 2013 “While Canada has the same 2020 emissions target as the U.S., our federal government has not produced a plan to meet its … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment