Trade War
The unspoken US policy objective behind the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on trumped up charges, consists in breaking China's technological lead in wireless telecommunications. What is at stake is a coordinated US intelligence initiative to ban China from playing a strategic role in the 5G global mobile phone network.
Once all that water has been impounded behind the dams, it is subject to NAFTA treatment (including in the rewritten USMCA agreement) as a tradable “good” or commodity. Chrystia Freeland and the negotiators for the USMCA did not secure an explicit exemption for water under the goods, services, and investment provisions of the deal.
“In 1934, War Plan Red was amended to authorize the immediate first use of poison gas against Canadians and to use strategic bombing to destroy Halifax if it could not be captured. ... In August 1935, war games were conducted, 36,000 US troops converged to Canadian border"
In the late 1920s, Washington formulated a top secret plan to invade Canada, entitled “Joint Army and Navy Basic War Plan — Red”. The plan was approved by the US War Department under the presidency of Herbert Hoover in 1930.
“Class War Conservatism” and Resistance to the Doug Ford Tories in Ontario By Jeff Shantz, October 30, 2018
Canada Seems to Prefer State of ‘War’ in Korea, Not Peace By Yves Engler, October 29, 2018
Ottawa Doubles Down on Double Standards. Canada’s $15 Billion Armaments Deal with The Saudis By Jim Miles, October 29, 2018
Ottawa Should End Paradoxical Arms Deal with Saudis By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, October 28, 2018
As Dictator Kagame Unmasked, It Is Time to Reveal the Canadian Connection By Yves Engler, October 26, 2018
Repeal of Workers’ Rights in Ontario? Ford Government Takes on Bill 148, But There is Resistance By Chloe Rockarts and Gerard Di Trolio, October 26, 2018
Canada: Starting Down the Path to Marijuana Legalization By Bryant Brown, October 26, 2018
International Law
Venezuela under Siege: The West’s Ongoing Campaign against President Maduro By Michael Welch, Yves Engler, and Steve Ellner, October 24, 2018
French Court of Appeal to Render Decision on Dr. Hassan Diab’s Case By Hassan Diab Support Committee, October 24, 2018
Québec Solidaire Prepares to Confront a New Government of Austerity and Social and Ethnic Polarization By Richard Fidler, October 23, 2018
White Helmets
Canada Provides Safe Haven to White Helmet Terrorist Factions By Mark Taliano, October 21, 2018
It’s Time We Dispel the Myth of ‘Progressive’ Liberalism in Ontario By Carlo Fanelli, October 18, 2018
Canada Escalates Its Hypocritical Attack on Venezuela By Yves Engler, October 18, 2018
Why Is the CBC Lying About Venezuela? Trudeau Government Favors US Intervention By Alison Bodine, October 15, 2018
Ottawa’s Incestuous World of Pro-military Lobbying By Yves Engler, October 15, 2018
If NAFTA Has Been Replaced by USMCA, Is Canada Still Haunted by the FTA? By Professor John Ryan, October 14, 2018
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt. The “War on Terror” is a Fraud By Mark Taliano, October 13, 2018
Review of the Renegotiated NAFTA: Benefits and Drawbacks to Canada By Professor John Ryan, October 10, 2018
NDP Members Must Push for Pro-Palestinian Positions By Yves Engler, October 10, 2018
The Sessional Curse: Universities and the Casual Work Force By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 10, 2018
Chevron, Corporations and the Law Versus Life and Lives By Harry Glasbeek, October 09, 2018
NAFTA 2.0: Free Trade or Central Planning? By Rep. Ron Paul, October 08, 2018
Yves Engler
Left, Right — Marching to the Beat of Imperial Canada: A Conversation with Yves Engler By Michael Welch and Yves Engler, October 06, 2018
Syrian Voices: Exploding the Lies For Truth and Peace By Mark Taliano, October 06, 2018
Politicizing Public Transit in Toronto By Umair Muhammad, October 05, 2018
The Planned Invasion of Canada by the US. Political Meddling into the Affairs of a Sovereign Nation By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 04, 2018
Left Right. Marching to The Beat of Imperial Canada. Yves Engler By Yves Engler, October 03, 2018
Québec Solidaire (QS) Scores Important Breakthrough in Quebec Election By Richard Fidler, October 03, 2018
NAFTA 2.0: US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a Profit Driven “Corporate Coup d’Etat” By Stephen Lendman, October 02, 2018
NAFTA 2.0 Is No Cause for Celebration By Brent Patterson, October 02, 2018
Phony trade war
Mexico -US -Canada NAFTA Trade Agreement Reached — A Phony Trade War! By Dr. Jack Rasmus, October 01, 2018
Canada’s NDP Will be Judged by the Friends They Keep in Israel By Yves Engler, October 01, 2018
Free Quebec! Saudi Foreign Minister Launches Sarcastic Attack on Canada By Middle East Eye, September 30, 2018
Does Canada Support an Invasion of Venezuela? By Yves Engler, September 27, 2018
Canadians Should Fight for Abousfian Abdelrazik’s Rights as if They Were Their Own – Because They Are By Karin Brothers, September 24, 2018
First Principle of International Relations Should be ‘Do No Harm’ By Yves Engler, September 22, 2018
Canada and the Renegotiation of NAFTA: What’s Happening with the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)? By Joyce Nelson, September 19, 2018
Authoritarian Fordism in Ontario Trumps the Far Right Elsewhere By Leo Panitch, September 19, 2018
CIJA, B’nai B’rith Smear Palestine Activist Instead of Racists, Anti-Semite By Yves Engler, September 17, 2018
What Is the Left in Canada? By Kim Petersen, September 16, 2018
Israel-Palestine: The Humanitarian Consequences of an Occupation By Michael Welch, September 16, 2018
Canada: Please Sign Petition for Public Inquiry into Hassan Diab’s Case By Hassan Diab Support Committee, September 12, 2018
September 11, 1973: Remembering Canada’s Support for the Right Wing Coup in Chile By Yves Engler, September 12, 2018
Demeaning Democracy: Turning Doug Ford’s Attack on Toronto into a Movement for Democratic Renewal By Prof. Dennis Pilon, Prof. Roger Keil, Prof. Bryan Evans, and Prof. Greg Albo, September 11, 2018
Video: The Great Conspiracy: The 9/11 News Special You Never Saw By Barrie Zwicker and Michael Welch, September 09, 2018
Trudeau Government Acknowledges Nazi Genocide Against Roma By Suzanne Weiss, September 05, 2018
Canada’s “Progressive” Left and US Imperialism: Why on This Despoiled Earth Would NDP Leaders Praise John McCain? By Yves Engler, September 04, 2018
Maduro Wins Another Election, “Fraudulent and Anti-Democratic”, Canada Imposes Economic Sanctions By Asad Ismi, September 01, 2018
Oil Change International Responds to Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal’s Quashing of Trans Mountain Expansion Pipeline’s Cabinet Approval By Oil Change International, August 31, 2018
There Is a Burning Need to Rekindle Anti-militarist Political Movements in Canada By Yves Engler, August 29, 2018
Canadian Intelligence: The Case of Media Manipulation and the CSIS Agenda By Abigail Curlew, August 28, 2018
Left, Right – Marching to the Beat of Imperial Canada By Jim Miles, August 22, 2018
Video: The Threat of Nuclear Annihilation in 2018: Helen Caldicott By Dr. Helen Caldicott and Michael Welch, August 22, 2018
The Cell Phone and the Virgin (2018): A Montreal Odyssey By Edward Curtin, August 21, 2018
Canada Should Not Accept White Helmets as Refugees By Professor John Ryan, August 21, 2018
Complicity with Saudi Crimes Limits Canada’s Response By Yves Engler, August 19, 2018
Ontario: Doug Ford’s New Poor Laws Replace Basic Income, “A Tiny Survival Stipend for All Low Income People” By John Clarke, August 16, 2018
Is It ‘Reporting’ or ‘Creative Writing’ in the Province of Alberta? Academic Freedom and the Campaign against Prof. Anthony Hall By Robin Mathews, August 15, 2018
Is Canada’s Moral Posturing All Just Fluff? Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, Indonesia By Michael Werbowski, August 14, 2018
Time for Trudeau to Call the Saudi Bluff By Yves Engler, August 12, 2018
“Life Canada” vs. the Kinder-Morgan Oil-Tar Scheme By Prof. John McMurtry, August 10, 2018
Is Oily Econo-Politics Behind Saudis’ Crude Canadian Diplomacy? By Whitney Webb, August 10, 2018
Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s Attack on Local Democracy in Toronto By Socialist Project, August 09, 2018
Is Saudi Arabia Doing America’s Bidding by Sanctioning Canada? By Andrew Korybko, August 08, 2018
Canadian Government Offers Safe Haven to …. Al Qaeda By Mark Taliano, July 24, 2018
Trudeau Government Admits Terrorist Auxiliaries to Canada By Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War, July 24, 2018
A Change to Government Financing. How Economics Changed to Work Against Us By Bryant Brown, July 23, 2018
White Helmets
Western Governments Seek to Evacuate White Helmets From Syria, Resettle Them in Canada By Whitney Webb, July 19, 2018
The ‘eBus or bust’ Approach Ignores Damning LA Times Report By Rosemary Frei, July 19, 2018
Is Canada on the Verge of Decriminalizing Drugs? By Vember, July 18, 2018
NATO: Trudeau Will Have to Put Canada’s Military Where His Mouth Is By Nino Pagliccia, July 12, 2018
Hassan Diab: Nothing Less Than a Public Inquiry Will Do. Canada’s Complicity By Michelle Weinroth, July 11, 2018
Ontario Election 2018: Right-Wing Populism Prevails Over Moderate Social Democracy By Matt Fodor, July 09, 2018
Canadian Student Arrested by Israeli Forces for Protesting Israeli Demolition of Palestinian Village By Independent Jewish Voices, July 06, 2018
Canada’s NDP’s Claim to ‘Dialogue’ with Palestinians a Cruel Joke By Yves Engler, July 05, 2018
The Canada-Palestine Parliamentary Friendship Group’s (CPPFG) Report on Israel-Palestine By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, July 04, 2018
End Immigration Detention in Canada: An Open Letter By Health Providers Against Poverty, July 03, 2018
Canada: Let’s Not be Distracted by Stephen Harper. We Have Chrystia Freeland to Contend With By Nino Pagliccia, July 02, 2018
Global Affairs Canada Statement: Disconnect From Realities on the Ground in Syria, Tacit Endorsement of Al Qaeda By Mark Taliano, June 30, 2018
Canadian Diplomat Launches Bold Attack on Trump and His Family Daring to Take Action No Other Country Has Dared By Samuel Warde, June 28, 2018