Citizen Action Monitor

Unbelievably, Trudeau gives two thumbs way up to Trump’s KXL approval

“What’s worse, Keystone XL has never faced a serious review in Canada,” says Leadnow in call to sign petition. No 1877 Posted by fw, January 25, 2017 “KXL is far from … Continue reading

January 25, 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

Trudeau’s cutesy tweets, photo-ops, and smiles won’t stem the outrage headed his way

Approval of LNG projects, Site C, Kinder Morgan, and Line 3 have laid bare, for all to see, the PM’s duplicity. No 1837 Posted by fw, December 2, 2016 “The contorted … Continue reading

December 2, 2016

Liberals, masters of the façade, deliver the goods at breakneck speed to the Bay Street boys

But fact checking reveals that what’s good for “Bay Street boys” ain’t necessarily good for Main Street folks. No 1807 Posted by fw, October 22, 2016 “One year ago, we had … Continue reading

October 22, 2016

Charmers Trudeau and Notley can’t spin the math of climate change, says Bill McKibben

They keep trying out new brands of spin to justify continued expansion of pipelines and oil sands production. No 1792 Posted by fw, October 4, 2016 “We’ve already built as much … Continue reading

October 4, 2016

NO TPP RENEGOTIATION — Canada agrees to move ahead quickly to adopt the US-led trade pact

A day of infamy — Monday September 12, 2016, the 12 TPP signatories agreed that they will not renegotiate the deal. No 1774 Posted by fw, September 13, 2016 PM Trudeau … Continue reading

September 13, 2016

Barbaric Israeli forces “kneecap” 18 Palestinian males aged 14 to 27, threaten to “disable all the youths”

Recall PM Trudeau once insisted that “Israel is a country that has values that align with Canadian values.” No 1769 Posted by fw, September 8, 2016 First, consider this related introduction … Continue reading

September 8, 2016

Recent reports claim that economic growth can continue without emission increases. Don’t believe it.

Critical analyses of these reports reveal the claims unproven, but Trudeau/Obama ignore the evidence and gamble with our ecological safety. No 1757 Posted by fw, August 24, 2016 “Most ecological economists … Continue reading

August 24, 2016

Fort McMurray wildfire a man-made disaster rooted in capitalists’ rapacious pursuit of profit

Trudeau has attempted to hide fact that tar sands were better protected from wildfires than workers. No 1668 Posted by fw, May 10, 2016 “As with other environmental disasters like Hurricane … Continue reading

May 10, 2016

Superstar Stephen Lewis trashes Trudeau in speech at NDP 2016 convention — VIDEO

With Trudeau you get “a superfluity of twaddle and rhetoric”, “all the folderol of sunny ways and sunny days”. No 1638 Posted by fw, April 11, 2016 We begin this post … Continue reading

April 11, 2016

Will PM Trudeau’s and BC premier Clark’s energy policies put us all at grave risk of climate change impacts?

Harvard prof thinks so – Naomi Oreskes called their positions dangerously “wishful thinking.” No 1635 Posted by fw, April 7, 2016 “Trudeau raised eyebrows when he told a Vancouver sustainable business … Continue reading

April 7, 2016

Trudeau and Obama agree on TPP benefits, stop short of pledging implementation

“The TPP would advance objectives of shared prosperity, creating jobs, protecting workers and the environment and promoting sustainable economic development.” Really? No 1613 Posted by fw, March 13, 2016 “Prime Minister Trudeau … Continue reading

March 13, 2016

Trudeau government’s opposing BDS vote tells Netanyahu to do whatever he pleases to Palestinians

Is there any action by Israel that would cause the Grits to “condemn” it rather than its critics? No 1610 Posted by fw, March 06, 2016 “Justin Trudeau and his government … Continue reading

March 6, 2016

Trudeau says Canada needs more pipelines to fund our transition to a green future. Really?

Does he really think Canadians are so gullible that we’re going to believe him just because he says it’s so? Let’s see the evidence, Mr. T. No 1607 Posted by … Continue reading

March 3, 2016

Can a letter to PM Trudeau from coalition of 55 groups spark decisive, positive action on climate change?

Coalition lays out six bold policy initiatives, including a transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 No 1603 Posted by fw, February 27, 2016 “Ahead of the feds’ March 3 climate … Continue reading

February 27, 2016

On the TPP, “the Liberals are going to do whatever they can get away with,” says Scott Vrooman

“It remains to be seen if the Liberals pro-trade stance means pro-TPP, but for now they’ll listen to Canadians, so that Canadians feel listened to.” No 1587 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

February 5, 2016

Worrying signs surface that Trudeau government has already decided to ratify the TPP

Government is challenging, not addressing, citizen concerns, says Council of Canadians No 1585 Posted by fw, February 3, 2016 “While the Trudeau government has stated it has not taken a … Continue reading

February 3, 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

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