Citizen Action Monitor

David Suzuki faults politicians and political system for failures of environmental movement

Holds out hope Blue Dot Movement will put “right to healthy environment” in charter of rights and freedoms No 2004 Posted by fw, July 10, 2017 “Politics, of course, is … Continue reading

July 10, 2017

Trudeau failing to deliver on his promise of “open by default” government

Access to Information Act used as ‘shield’ against openness, asserts Canada’s Information Commissioner No 1978 Posted by fw, June 9, 2017 “Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is failing to deliver on his … Continue reading

June 9, 2017

Trudeau slammed for deferring action on methane emissions, justifying delay with “bullshit” excuses

The facts and solutions are readily available, but “our pipeline-loving PM” breaks 2 promises and stalls. No 1976 Posted by fw, June 7, 2017 “Now, you’d think a country with a … Continue reading

June 7, 2017

Trudeau breaks another promise, delays methane gas regulations — Did he cave to the oil industry?

Decision could hinder Canada’s goal to curb greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030. No 1941 Posted by fw, April 24, 2017 “The Liberal government’s decision to delay its … Continue reading

April 24, 2017

Keystone XL: Trump approves permit, but fight far from over, says defiant Bill McKibben

Sign the petition today to tell Trudeau to reject Trump’s climate denial. No 1918 Posted by fw, March 24, 2017 “Prime Minister Trudeau has said that “only communities can grant permission” … Continue reading

March 24, 2017

Petition demanding Trudeau honour electoral reform promise crashes government website multiple times

“It remains unclear if Trudeau will be open to receiving the petition.” No 1891 Posted by fw, February 11, 2017 “Justin Trudeau thinks no one cares about electoral reform? He might … Continue reading

February 11, 2017

With his KM pipeline approval, Trudeau has said “screw you” to millennials who brought him to office

“Climate leaders don’t build pipelines.” Trudeau ignores those words at his political peril. No 1858 Posted by fw, December 28, 2016 “When Trudeau approves the $35-billion Petronas LNG project, rubber stamps … Continue reading

December 28, 2016

Facing planet-wrecking 5.9 degrees Celsius global warming by 2100, Trudeau approves Kinder Morgan

It’s inconceivable Trudeau doesn’t know that increasing production of tar sands oil will wreck the planet No 1839 Posted by fw, December 4, 2016 “As Greenpeace said, ‘There are no good … Continue reading

December 4, 2016

Big business, corporate media laud Trudeau for defying public opinion over pipeline approval

Public protests in BC “remain under the control of pro-capitalist environmentalist and First Nations groups”. No 1838 Posted by fw, December 3, 2016 “…despite the Conservatives’ repeated vows of support for … Continue reading

December 3, 2016

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

Trudeau flunks review of promises made to First Nations, says Mi’kmaw lawyer

Alliances are forming – the days of individual battles by individual First Nations against pipelines, mining, police racism, abuse are over. No 1834 Posted by fw, November 28, 2016 “It’s been … Continue reading

November 28, 2016

1300+ researchers send Trudeau letter criticizing flawed review process on energy projects

Despite protests, Trudeau quietly approved contentious dam project, breaking promise to “rebuild trust” in assessment process. No 1825 Posted by fw, November 15, 2016 “An open letter addressed to Prime Minister … Continue reading

November 15, 2016

Another broken promise? Trudeau was all for a ban on oil tankers on BC’s North Coast, until he wasn’t

“Betrayal!” “Insulting!” Scolded NDP MP Nathan Cullen, who represents the North Coast. No 1818 Posted by fw, November 10, 2016 “Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promised ban on crude oil tankers on … Continue reading

November 10, 2016

Liberals fail to demonstrate commitment to First Nations and climate change concerns

Trudeau says one thing and then does another and Canadians are not being fooled No 1793 Posted by fw, October 5, 2016 “The Canadian Liberal government led by Prime Minister Justin … Continue reading

October 5, 2016

Trudeau flip-flops on election promise to amend Bill C-51 with more oversight, reduced police powers

That was then. This is now. Liberals’ consultation paper indicates police concerns to take precedence over public concerns. No 1779 Posted by fw, September 17, 2016 “Canada’s Liberal government released a … Continue reading

September 17, 2016

Trudeau betrays promised new relationship with First Nations, BC Site C Dam construction underway

Today, cross-country Justice for Peace Caravan is in Montreal for a court appeal, then on to Ottawa to deliver petition. No 1773 Posted by fw, September 12, 2016 “On September 12, the … Continue reading

September 12, 2016

On climate change, Team Trudeau reneges on Real Change promises, tilts to oil and gas ruling elite

Recent interviews with Minister McKenna have deteriorated into avoidance, obfuscation and outright nonsense. No 1771 Posted by fw, September 10, 2016 “Justin Trudeau’s October 2015 electoral elevation to power came with … Continue reading

September 10, 2016

Trudeau’s broken promise to re-do the Kinder-Morgan pipeline review process squanders public trust

“In what seems like a bad dream, communities are once again being silenced,” says Will Horter. No 1743 Posted by fw, August 6, 2016 “First Nations leaders left in the dark. The … Continue reading

August 6, 2016

Trudeau leaving a trail of broken promises and misguided policy, say critics

Promises scorecard: Made 219; Broken 18; Fulfilled 32; In progress 63; Waiting to be started 106. No 1739 Posted by fw, July 31, 2016 The Tyee article, reposted below, focuses on … Continue reading

July 31, 2016