Citizen Action Monitor

TPP advocates promise balanced common good versus corporate interests. Really?

Beware — The promise doesn’t hold up under scrutiny of past trade agreements such as NAFTA No 1583 Posted by fw, January 31, 2016 “In simple terms, trade agreements are … Continue reading

January 31, 2016

Battered by increasingly aggressive NAFTA lawsuits, will Canada fare any better under TPP?

Under NAFTA, Canada has been hit by 70 percent of all NAFTA investor lawsuits. Yikes! No 1506 Posted by fw, November 10, 2015 “When the North American Free Trade Agreement … Continue reading

November 10, 2015

700-million dollar NAFTA lawsuit against Ontario gov. More trade deals, more lawsuits?

The suit claims Ontario gov. imposed “prohibited” buy-local rules, which the suit says violates NAFTA rules. No 1488 Posted by fw, October 23, 2015 “For the past four years, Texas … Continue reading

October 23, 2015

We’re Number 1! We’re Number 1! Canada most sued country in the world thanks to NAFTA

Canada has paid out NAFTA damages totaling over C$172 million. Outstanding claims total over $6 billion. Not content with being Numero Uno, Harper is busy negotiating new trade agreements No … Continue reading

January 24, 2015