Aug 282019
2019-08-06   The Liberal Government Says It is Looking to Privatize Municipal Water Systems Across Canada,  PressProgress

NOTE:  The CIB (Canada Infrastructure Bank) in contrast to the Bank of Canada (BofC), see Banksters: Index.   News Canada’s biggest public sector union calls the public-private scheme risky and expensive August 6, 2019 The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is looking to pressure cash-strapped municipalities into using Public-Private Partnerships to refurbish or replace water and […]

May 162019
2018-12-05  Bonus pools at Canadian banks climb 6.5% in a ‘polarizing’ year, Bloomberg

By Doug AlexanderBloomberg   Canada’s six biggest banks set aside $15.2 billion for bonuses in a “polarizing” year likely to bring joy to investment bankers and a little less cheer for traders and analysts. The companies lifted variable-compensation pools by 6.5 per cent from last year, down from the jump of almost 11 per cent […]

Apr 112019
2019-04-10  Bank regulator's report on aggressive sales tactics weakened after government — and banks — reviewed drafts

Documents reveal ‘cosy’ relationship between the government, the banking industry and its watchdog Erica Johnson, Enza Uda · CBC News Public policy researcher Ken Rubin looks through drafts of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada’s report on bank sales practices, which he obtained using Access to Information. (Andrew Lee/CBC) Last year’s report from Canada’s banking […]

Nov 022018
2018-10-30   Will the Trudeau government 'recycle' Parks Canada 'assets'?  by Brent Patterson, C of C and   ("asset recycling")

Banksters: Index   This article by Brent Patterson falls under  “Beyond Banksters“,  the dissed Canada Infrastructure Bank vs the Bank of Canada – –  financing of public projects. Background for new people: (2017)  Canadians are to purchase from $180 to $188 BILLION DOLLARS worth of infrastructure, over 12 years.   The plan for how we are to […]

Oct 312018

(The   Banksters: Index  is updated to include this posting.)     COMER — Committee on Monetary and Economic Reform  EST. 1986   Home Page About COMER ER Archives Bookstore Projects Participate Contact Us Links Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Constitutional Bank of Canada Case, Claiming It Is a Political Matter Toronto, May 31, 2017 – […]

Jun 112018        Common Ground,  June 2018 You need a gun to rob a bank,  but you need a bank to rob a country! Recommend:  go to the link above.    There are a number of good articles re – –   What a joke! We bought a crappy pipeline with taxpayer’s money. Related  (just so you know who […]

Jun 112018

“Follow the money” starts at about the 4:10 minute marker in this 5 minute video (bottom of this posting). Canadian banks have $107 billion in loans and commitments for the Tar Sands and the Pipeline Expansion.  The first four minutes set out the markets for the product.   If there is any doubt about the data […]

Oct 312017

By Bill Curry The Liberal government has introduced a second large budget bill that includes a new law establishing Canada’s participation in the Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Bill C-63, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s second budget bill of the year, enacts a wide range of measures related to his March budget. Like the first budget […]

Aug 022017

Background?    There is a very good German video that explains how “the monster payday” works.   Note the date: 2015-11-16 YouTube: German Public TV tells Europeans re ISDS (Investor State Dispute Settlements).   Canada? U.S.? What are we seeing? The recent report below related to Argentina is evidence of how widespread the problem is.   Canadians point out […]