Citizen Action Monitor

Liberals inch towards TPP ratification, confirming that corporate lobbying efforts are paying off

Leadnow calls for “a massive, strategic public mobilization” to demonstrate the public won’t stand for it. No 1799 Posted by fw, October 12, 2016 “2,266. Two thousand, two hundred and sixty-six. … Continue reading

October 12, 2016

“The more I dug into the TPP, the more trouble I found” – Michael Geist

Over a 50-day period, Geist has built a strong case against TPP ratification. No 1615 Posted by fw, March 15, 2016 “Nearly two-and-a-half months ago, I started a daily examination of … Continue reading

March 15, 2016

Canadian Chamber of Commerce stupidly calls on Trudeau government to move quickly to ratify TPP

That’s ‘stupidity’, says Michael Geist, because TPP cannot take effect until both US and Japan are on board. No 1614 Posted by fw, March 14, 2016 “The U.S. opposition makes it … Continue reading

March 14, 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

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

Is Minister Freeland undervaluing TPP input from “ordinary citizens”?

This citizen would like to see signs that his input is valued as a TPP ‘stakeholder’ in the consultation process No 1566 Posted by fw, January 14, 2016 “Freeland characterized herself … Continue reading

January 14, 2016

The difference between signing and ratifying TPP is like the difference between dating and marriage

Ratification would require Canada to amend a wide variety of laws to ensure that it is compliant with TPP requirements. No 1535 Posted by fw, December 9, 2015 “It should … Continue reading

December 9, 2015