Citizen Action Monitor

PM Trudeau’s elevated sense of self is laid bare in televised CBC News interview

PM’s answer to question, “Do you practice what you preach?” reveals he’s inclined to fault others for behaviours he himself exhibits. No 2404 Posted by fw, December 14, 2018 “Earlier … Continue reading

December 14, 2018

No chance of slowing global CO2 levels without incurring collapse of global economy, says Tim Garrett

Yet Canada’s PM Trudeau insists we can grow the economy and protect the environment. Is he wrong? No 2379 Posted by fw, October 10, 2018 NOTE — To access my … Continue reading

October 10, 2018

79 articles expose risks of trusting Ottawa’s handling of the economy/environment/climate file

Read ‘em and weep! — broken promises, lies, question-dodging, blaming, ignorance, cooking the books, and much, much more. No 2222 Posted by fw, May 23, 2018 Yesterday’s post questioned the … Continue reading

May 23, 2018

“Come on guys, you’re trying to pull a fast one on us,” says critic of Ottawa’s new carbon pricing report

Ottawa’s claim that “we can reduce carbon emissions and build pipelines” no longer has much credibility. No 2215 Posted by fw, May 10, 2018 “Earlier this week, the federal government … Continue reading

May 10, 2018

Trudeau ducks questions about his awareness of rigged review of Trans Mountain project

Duplicitous PM dodges the questions by blaming New Dems and Cons for something totally beside the point. No 2210 Posted by fw, April 29, 2018 “Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sidestepped … Continue reading

April 29, 2018

Suzuki calls on Canadians to oppose Kinder Morgan pipeline and all fossil fuel expansion

Trudeau government is trading short-term economic interests for long-term wellbeing of all life on planet Earth. No 2205 Posted by fw, April 24, 2018 “… we have Canadian provincial and … Continue reading

April 24, 2018

Excellent summary highlights Kinder Morgan pipeline news over 48-hours, ending April 19, 2018

20 highlights capture clash between opposing sides, with anti-pipeline viewpoint clearly supported. No 2204 Posted by fw, April 24, 2018 Here’s are my 20 subheadings added to my reformatted repost … Continue reading

April 24, 2018

Trudeau has lied to Canadians, deceived us into believing Kinder Morgan will have no adverse effects

Environmental engineer and former Kinder Morgan employee, explains why she opposes pipeline expansion. No 2192 Posted by fw, March 27, 2018 “That is absolutely the worst time to be investing … Continue reading

March 27, 2018

PM Trudeau and Alberta Premier Notley use disputed figures to justify Trans Mountain pipeline

“Either they haven’t read the original report or they do understand and are being wilfully deceptive.” No 2187 Posted by fw, March 22, 2018 “Alberta’s Premier Rachel Notley and Prime … Continue reading

March 22, 2018

The case for blocking Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline

Allowing the Trans Mountain pipeline to go forward now would sabotage meagre gains made by fed’s carbon scheme. No 2166 Posted by fw, February 23, 2018 “[Canada’s] climate plan was … Continue reading

February 23, 2018

Delusional Trudeau and Notley ignore facts, cling to oilsands’ pipe dream promises

“The party’s over … but Trudeau can’t seem to bring himself to leave.” The Tyee. No 2011 Posted by fw, July 19, 2017 “The oilsands have become, politically, the gift … Continue reading

July 19, 2017

Disappointed that Climate Lobby Canada applauds government’s clean tech report

Open letter to CCL notes absence of reasons to justify unqualified endorsement of report. No 1998 Posted by fw, July 4, 2017 Today I sent the following email to Cathy Orlando, … Continue reading

July 4, 2017

Desperate oil industry lobby manipulates data to push bogus claim Canada needs more pipelines

Politicians who buy into this fiction are going to “end up looking really silly”, says energy expert. No 1991 Posted by fw, June 24, 2017 “CAPP [Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers] … Continue reading

June 24, 2017

“Canada’s carbon stockpile is its problem,” says Bill McKibben

“We need Canada to keep that stuff under the ground. It should man up and show some responsibility to the planet.” No 1947 Posted by fw, April 30, 2017 “He [Trudeau] … Continue reading

April 30, 2017

Trudeau’s pipe dream to ship carbon worldwide is a disaster for the planet, says Bill McKibben

“Trump’s a creep, a danger, unpleasant to look at, but at least he’s not a stunning hypocrite.” No 1936 Posted by fw, April 18, 2017 “Trudeau says all the right things, … Continue reading

April 18, 2017

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