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 […]

Jul 092017
 
2017-07-07  What if Omar Khadr isn’t guilty?   National Observer

http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/07/07/opinion/what-if-omar-khadr-isnt-guilty By Sandy Garossino in Opinion, Politics | July 7th 2017 Omar Khadr (right) speaks with his lawyer Dennis Edney in Edmonton on May 7, 2015. File photo by The Canadian Press Editor’s Note: This story contains images some readers may find disturbing.   The controversy surrounding Omar Khadr’s reported $10.5-million settlement for Ottawa’s complicity in his oppressive […]

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 162017
 

Banksters: Index Adam Smith to PM, Fin Min, his MP June 2017 Feel free to use whatever you want, copy paste even, no attribution necessary.  😊 I want my letter spread far and wide.  Cheers, Adam This exemplary letter by young Canadian Adam Smith is indeed about the “Wealth of Nations“! (The Wealth of Nations is ” the […]