Citizen Action Monitor

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

Trudeau breaks promise for complete overhaul of the National Energy Board review process

“Instead of keeping his promise to the people, he’s taking a stand that seems much more appealing to big polluters.” No 1573 Posted by fw, January 22, 2016 “It’s clear … Continue reading

January 22, 2016

Public review of TPP is badly needed, but will a meaningful process be forthcoming from Team Trudeau?

PM has so far been anything but clear about what a public review might look like. No 1561 Posted by fw, January 10, 2016 “In truth, the TPP cannot be … Continue reading

January 10, 2016

Saudis need not worry – “no state has the moral authority or will to attack this butchery”, and…

…that includes Canada, the whole of the EU, and the US, all fawning recipients of Saudi largesse. No 1558 Posted by fw, January 5, 2016 “There is, however, one little … Continue reading

January 5, 2016

Why was Foreign Affairs Minister Dion’s response to Saudi’s mass executions so lamentably lame?

Interviews with three experts by US alternative news source may provide some answers. No 1557 Posted by fw, January 4, 2016 Here is a copy of yesterday’s news release on … Continue reading

January 4, 2016

Environmental groups call on public to support “People’s Injunction” against pipelines across Canada

Also call on PM Trudeau to honour his pledge to “keep climate promises here at home”. No 1544 Posted by fw, December 18, 2015 “In the wake of the Paris climate … Continue reading

December 18, 2015