Foreign Affairs and a useless Pipeline

22nd April 2018

To the right honourable Chrystia Freeland,

Minister of Foreign Affairs for Canada.

 A few simple questions for you:


As a result of two people being poisoned (?) in the UK which was promoted, without proof, as being done by the Russians, you expelled some Russians from Canada without any proof that they had any part in this event nor that they had done any harm to Canada. 557 kata lagi

NAFTA talks: Congressman Jon Faso pushes back on claim U.S. also subsidizes agriculture

As negotiations continue toward reaching agreement on a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), American officials are pushing back at suggestions that it has no ground to stand on when it comes to criticizing Canadian subsidies of the domestic dairy and agricultural sectors. 763 kata lagi


NAFTA Now Bananas - Canada and Mexico Propose U.S. Should Apply Import Tax To Canadian and Mexican Autos...

Trade Representatives from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. are in the deepest weeds within NAFTA negotiations, and some of the current proposals are flat out nuts. 674 kata lagi

Trump wants to bully Congress into accepting a new NAFTA

(Source: www.vox.com)

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is considering an audacious plan to bully Congress into approving a new version of NAFTA — but some experts think the plan could backfire. 602 kata lagi


NAFTA talks: 'Intense period' of negotiations to continue on Tuesday

Canada and Mexico on Friday said good progress had been made in talks with the United States to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement… 362 kata lagi


Why Transcanada's $15 billion lawsuit against the U.S. is a bad omen for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Originally printed on January 11, 2016 on www.occupy.com

Reprinted on Popular Resistance

The latest expression of our corporate-controlled economic structure revealed itself last week when TransCanada, the Canadian-based energy giant that hoped to build the Keystone XL pipeline, filed a $15 billion lawsuit against the United States government for rejecting the pipeline’s construction, under guidelines set forth in NAFTA. 858 kata lagi

(Lack Of) Accountability

NAFTA is doomed and it's all 'notoriously unpleasant' Canada's fault

Two dramas greatly affecting the future of Canada are playing out badly. Most worrisome is the British Columbia pipeline fiasco where a lawless NDP government has gotten away with impeding a legally approved pipeline and by doing so damaged Alberta, Canada’s engine of growth. 564 kata lagi