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 […]

Jun 262017

Banksters: Index   NOTE:   Donald Trump signed an executive order on January 23, 2017,  taking the U.S. out of the TPP trade deal.  Canada was a signatory to the TPP.   It was celebrated – – the TPP is dead!   HOWEVER, See  2017-05-21  RE: NAFTA re-negotiation. Where does the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) stand?   IMPORT CLAUSES […]

Jun 262017

Banksters: Index I think we all “get it”: Infrastructure spending ($188 billion, the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), privatization of public assets) The trade deals, most imminent the NAFTA re-negotiation are part of the same parcel. (REF:  2016-07-08  Democracy overtaken by Corporatocracy = coup d’état.  Citizens fight to regain democracy = Revolution (insurgency).  Corporatocracy fights to hold […]

Jun 262017

Banksters: Index The Trade deals and Infrastructure spending are intertwined. RE  the TPP: Excerpts from Wikipedia, in chronological order,  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans-Pacific_Partnership  5 October 2015   Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper indicated he expected “signatures on the finalized text and deal early in the new year, and ratification over the next two years.”[62] 4 February 2016  The finalized proposal […]

Jun 262017

http://www.torontosun.com/2017/05/21/canada-other-countries-will-move-forward-on-new-trans-pacific-partnership-after-us-withdrawal Maija Kappler, THE CANADIAN PRESS   Canada and 10 other countries agreed this weekend to re-evaluate the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the controversial trade deal that has been assumed dead since the U.S. pulled out in January.   However a Canadian group opposed to the TPP says the deal should not be revived.   Trade officials […]

Jun 262017

Banksters: Index RE   Re-negotiation of NAFTA (1994, Jan.1), triggered by the Trump Administration on May 17th, 2017: 90 day Notice, required under American law for the Administration’s negotiation of a trade deal, was given by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to Congress, May 17, 2017. Re-negotiation between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada cannot begin until at minimum, 90 days […]

Jun 102017

Banksters: Index Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was interviewed on CBC Radio, The House (June 10).   http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thehouse   (The interview starts at 3:05, ends at 16:30) Host Chris Hall asked some hard questions of Freeland re use of “hard power” in foreign policy. BUT re NAFTA, Nothing re ISDS (Investor-State Dispute Settlement) –  also referred to as […]

Jun 022017

One tries to keep Beyond Banksters  and the $180,000,000,000 in Infrastructure spending simple. A problem:  I’ve helped fight down two large infrastructure projects for water.  I am committed to the value of information.  Of what value is relevant information, if it’s not shared?! Jake (from the U.S.) observed: Big Pharma and Big Agriculture have taken control of most […]

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 Banksters: Index (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 […]

Apr 282017

Banksters: Index 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. […]