Feb 162018
 

The article below is about our sovereignty.    There is so much more on the table than money CLOSELY RELATED:  About Summits. Cost, # Police, # Protesters, # Arrests  &  WHY?   Tearing up NAFTA? Please start with Chapter 11  https://ipolitics.ca/2018/02/15/tear-nafta-lets-start-chapter-11/ By Michael Harris. Canada has been sued 41 times under the investment provisions in NAFTA, […]

Jan 292018
 

Many thanks to Janet E for her continuing updates. A NAFTA tribunal held Canada liable for rejecting a bid by Bilcon (an American company) to build a gravel quarry in the ecologically sensitive coastal area of Digby Neck, N.S.  It is estimated that Canada would have to pay more than $500 million, just for protecting […]

Jan 202018
 

To maintain my calm and good nature (ha ha!),  I wrote after listening to  – – – (CBC, The House)   Montreal NAFTA talks could signal beginning of the end    (9 minutes) RELATED POSTINGS: 2017-11-01   NZ joins the trend for countries to say no to ISDS (NAFTA and other trade deals) 2017-07-28    A monster payday in […]

Nov 042017
 

EU on brink of historic decision on pervasive glyphosate weedkiller  (Monsanto, roundup),  The Guardian. Oct 24, very good article.  Update, Oct 25, the EU temporarily dodged the bullet (again). AVAAZ and other organizations have successfully campaigned, mobilizing millions of people to stop the poisoning.  We have been active on this file through the years. There […]

Jul 182017
 
2005-07-18   NAFTA  "The sheer fact that Brian Mulroney went from being a Canadian prime minister to the most prominent director of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) should never be lost o­n the investigation. . . .

The Mulroney Government approved the sale of Ogilvie Mills, the last independent milling company in Canada to ADM after they passed NAFTA: “The sheer fact that Brian Mulroney went from being a Canadian prime minister to the most prominent director of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) should never be lost o­n the investigation. . . . […]

Jul 182017
 

Executive Profile* M. Brian Mulroney P.C., C.C., LL.D Founding Partner and Special Advisor,Teilhard Technologies Inc. Age Total Calculated Compensation This person is connected to 79 board members in 8 different organizations across 17 different industries. See Board Relationships 78 — Background* Hon. M. Brian Mulroney, P.C., C.C., LL.D serves as Senior Partner and International Business […]

Jul 182017
 
2017-07-18  NAFTA,  Brian Mulroney, founding partner and special advisor to Teilhard Technologies Inc.  BOARD MEMBER AFFILIATES.

https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/relationship.asp?personId=106861 July 18, 2017 5:15 PM ET Software Company Overview of Teilhard Technologies Inc. Snapshot People OverviewBoard MembersCommittees BOARD MEMBERS AFFILIATED WITH M. Brian Mulroney P.C., C.C., LL.D* M. Brian Mulroney P.C., C.C., LL.D Founding Partner and Special Advisor 79 79 Age Total Annual Compensation 77 — Gerard M. Murphy The Blackstone Group International Partners […]

Jul 182017
 
2017-07-18   NAFTA   Mulroney "most connected to" Stephen Allen Schwarzman, Co-founder, Chair & CEO of Blackstone Group, compensation $47,000,000.

https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/people/person.asp?personId=65024&privcapId=671980 blackstone group lp/the (BX:New York) Executive Profile* Stephen Allen Schwarzman Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,The Blackstone Group L.P. Age Total Calculated Compensation This person is connected to 505 board members in 10 different organizations across 6 different industries. See Board Relationships 70 $46,968,924 As of Fiscal Year 2016 Background* Mr. Stephen Allen Schwarzman, […]

Jul 172017
 

http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCAKBN187235-OCATP   by David Ljunggren   OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s senior negotiator at talks to renew NAFTA will be the official who worked for years to push through a major free trade deal with Europe, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.   Steve Verheul faces another challenge as he deals with the […]

Jun 262017
 

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/mulroneys-advice-to-trudeau-on-nafta-head-down-and-mouth-shut/article35332763/   Americans should fear Canada’s economic clout but until formal free-trade negotiations begin, “we keep our heads down and our mouths shut,” says former prime minister Brian Mulroney.   Mr. Mulroney, whose Progressive Conservative government signed the original Canada-U.S. free-trade deal in 1988, said the Trudeau government is well-placed to renegotiate the North American […]