Citizen Action Monitor

Canadian government’s contemptible role in provoking current Ukraine crisis

Yves Engler reviews evidence of “Canada’s significant role in stoking the divisions within Ukraine that have contributed to today’s crisis.” — No 2818 by fw, February 25, 2022 — Moscow’s bombing … Continue reading

February 25, 2022

In matters of foreign affairs, CBC reporters have learned to do what government bosses expect of them

When Ottawa and Washington are promoting Ukrainian membership in NATO, the CBC does not push a contrarian narrative. — No 2817 by fw, February 23, 2022 — In numerous recent articles … Continue reading

February 23, 2022

In defending Israel, Trudeau is criticized for equating far left groups with far right

By equating the two groups, Trudeau is, in effect, defending Israel’s violent, colonial apartheid practices against Palestinians. — No 2791 by fw, October 28, 2021 — “The far right and … Continue reading

October 28, 2021

SMACKDOWN: Canadian activist rebuts right-wing journalist’s “useful idiots” characterization of him

In his article about “Free Meng” event, National Post’s Ivison demeans Yves Engler and others who support release of Meng. — No 2687 Posted by fw, November 27, 2020 — … Continue reading

November 27, 2020

Twenty-one reasons why Canada does not deserve a seat on the UN Security Council

Still time to add your name to a petition that will be delivered to UN member states in June 2020. No 2625 Posted by fw, May 19, 2020 — “Published … Continue reading

May 19, 2020

What Trudeau “does” about the climate crisis speaks so loudly we can’t take seriously what he “promises”

Yves Engler highlights studies that expose Canada’s continuing failure to meet its carbon emission targets. No 2624 Posted by fw, May 14, 2020 — “While governments’ responses to the Covid-19 … Continue reading

May 14, 2020

UN’s Human Rights Commissioner’s biased report gives boost to Ottawa’s efforts to overthrow Maduro

Trudeau, Freeland and Canada’s former Venezuelan ambassador met with Michelle Bachelet, partisan author of the report. No 2490 Posted by fw, July 15, 2019 “As part of their effort to … Continue reading

July 15, 2019

Ottawa contracts “hired gun” to coordinate efforts to oust President Maduro

Is new hire, Allan Culham, Ottawa’s version of Washington’s democracy-crushing Elliott Abrams? No 2482 Posted by fw, June 18, 2019 “The brazenness of Ottawa’s intervention in the South American country’s … Continue reading

June 18, 2019

We may be seeing the emergence of the ‘Trudeau Doctrine’ as a mask for interference in Venezuela

Freeland has justified Canada’s aggressive interference in Venezuela’s affairs by saying “this is our neighbourhood”. No 2445 Posted by fw, March 5, 2019 “Many Canadians are familiar with the Monroe Doctrine . … Continue reading

March 5, 2019

Greed drives corporate Canada to push Ottawa for regime change in Venezuela, says Yves Engler

“Capitalists in the Great White North seek to fill their own pockets and thwart the will of the Venezuelan people.” No 2444 Posted by fw, March 4, 2019 “Ottawa wants … Continue reading

March 4, 2019

Fact-checking Canada’s media coverage of Venezuela exposes neglect, double standards, and false claims

Activists decry Canada’s interference in Venezuela and media’s effort to “manufacture consent” for Canadian imperialism. No 2428 Posted by fw, February 7, 2019 “The corporate media is wholeheartedly behind the … Continue reading

February 7, 2019

Prominent pro-Israel members of federal NDP blocked Palestine Resolution at Convention, says Yves Engler

Engler, an NDP staffer, names names of key party members who blocked the resolution. No 2172 Posted by fw, March 2, 2018 “Does the NDP hierarchy believe that anti-Semitism can … Continue reading

March 2, 2018

Is Canada’s New Democratic Party split over Israel?

NDP has some explaining to do about activities that legitimize Israeli racism No 1968 Posted by fw, May 29, 2017 “Should a social democratic party’s spokesperson on foreign affairs address the … Continue reading

May 29, 2017

Toronto’s Jewish Defence League — violent, racist, fascist thugs, reports Yves Engler

JDL Toronto is building neo-fascist alliances to export its toxic politics to US — People should be concerned. No 1932 Posted by fw, April 13 2017 ***** “…if you have any … Continue reading

April 13, 2017

What’s driving pro-Israel / anti-Palestinian bias in Canadian media coverage?

Fear of pro-Israeli backlash reflected in subservience even of a Canadian so-called media watchdog. No 1785 Posted by fw, September 26, 2016 “The main explanation for the biased coverage is a … Continue reading

September 26, 2016

Could Elizabeth May’s devout Anglican Christian beliefs have influenced her anti-BDS position?

Whatever her beliefs, May appears not to be on board with Anglicans who are rethinking their acceptance of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land. No 1761 Posted by fw, August 30, 2016 … Continue reading

August 30, 2016

Political activist Yves Engler blasts Canadian progressives for failing to expose acts of Canadian imperialism

His first target is Elizabeth May, beginning with her protection of racist Jewish National Fund and Israel from censure. No 1750 Posted by fw, August 15, 2016 “May and Green Party … Continue reading

August 15, 2016

Canada’s NDP Party surrenders to “rule by the rich”

As NDP adopts more of Harper’s policies, it can no longer be counted on to provide “out of the box” thinking on the grave problems we face No 899 Posted … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Affinity with Power is a primary driver of Ottawa’s pro-Israeli foreign policy

“Social justice, humanism and morality rarely motivate Canadian foreign policy” says Yves Engler No 823 Posted by fw, August 1, 2013 “…Harper’s affinity with Israel is also motivated by that … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment