May 182017
 
2016-08-09  Turning off the Tap:  Site C and Water Privatization in Canada,  Global Research

Turning off the Tap: Site C and Water Privatization in Canada (Back-up copy) By Jennifer O’Keeffe Site C Dam is a proposed 60-metre high, 1,050m length dam on the Peace River on Treaty 8 territory in northeastern British Columbia (see image below), a project that if built, would create an 83km reservoir submerging 78 First […]

Apr 282017
 

The email I sent to everyone, to tie together Barton. With a prefacing note: Hi Lou, I think too many Canadians are unaware. If they take the 29 minutes to listen to the interview of Barton, and time to skim what Perkins explains (links below), they may change their mind about remaining dis-engaged. If we […]

Apr 262017
 

See also, excerpts from Chapters 34 and 38: Ch. 34, New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, John Perkins, 2016. Ch. 38, Your Friendly Banker as EHM. The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (EHM), John Perkins, 2016. Click on the small grey text at the top of this posting, John Perkins (category) for […]

Jul 172016
 

 Sequence: Maude Barlow: Millions yearn to escape free-trade deals   (below) David Korten  de-constructs the term “free trade” David Barnhizer explains the relationship between linguistics and propaganda   http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/columnists/maude-barlow-millions-yearn-to-escape-free-trade-deals-1.2303535   Millions yearn to escape free-trade deals Maude Barlow / Times Colonist   U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Canada, against the backdrop of Brexit and […]

Jul 172016
 

Sequence: Maude Barlow: Millions yearn to escape free-trade deals David Korten  de-constructs the term “free trade”      (Below) David Barnhizer explains the relationship between linguistics and propaganda   [  http://www.yesmagazine.org/new-economy/free-trade-fraud-alert-20160713?utm_source=YTW&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=20160715  ]   by David Korten,     YES !  Magazine   So the next time you hear the term “free market” or “free trade,” treat that as a […]

Jul 092016
 

Maude Barlow explains things so well: http://tvo.org/article/current-affairs/the-next-ontario/maude-barlow-brexit-ceta-and-the-right-way-to-create-trade-agreements by  Daniel Kitts One would expect anti-free-trade activists to cheer the decision of British voters to leave the world’s largest trading bloc. But how do those activists, often on the progressive end of the political spectrum, feel about  how the victorious Leave campaign gained support by stoking anti-immigrant […]

Jun 252016
 

[  http://canadians.org/blog/ceta-appears-be-hold-council-canadians-calls-new-study-deal   ]   Will Harper’s free trade deal with the European Union survive Brexit?   With the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union, the Council of Canadians is calling on the Trudeau government to support our call for the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) to conduct an independent analysis of a Canada-EU Comprehensive […]

Apr 022016
 
2016-04-02   NAFTA Chapter 11:   Tribunal rules against Texas oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens in lawsuit over Ontario wind farms

Follow-up on    2015-10-16 Texas Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens’ $700-Million NAFTA Lawsuit Against Ontario Nears End, NY Times & Huffington Post By John Miner, The London Free Press   (Postmedia Network file photo) A lawsuit by a Texas oil tycoon that alleged political interference at the highest levels in the awarding of Ontario wind farm […]

Jan 102016
 

Please help notify friends and family about the Government’s consultations on the Trade Deal.   Edmonton Jan 11th, Vancouver, Jan 12th.  … I would definitely have made the trip to Vancouver to attend, had I had sufficient advance notice. In lieu of, I Posted to Facebook page for Minister for International Trade, Chrystia Freeland: The “investor-state dispute resolution” […]

Nov 262015
 

It’s very easy to follow – – good English sub-titles.  Just give it a minute.   Europeans are seeing Canadian experience with Investor State Dispute Settlements (ISDSs) through German Public TV. This is a very important and informative video.   Many thanks to people in Germany.  And to Janet Eaton – – her remarks below.   Also,  Osgoode Hall […]