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Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays!

My wishes to all Canadians
Clarification regarding agriculture and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Clarification regarding agriculture and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Based on credible information, on October 14th, I published an article. However, I have learned that my figure might not be…
Is Trans Pacific Partnership Really for Canadians’ Interests?

Is Trans Pacific Partnership Really for Canadians’ Interests?

Canada is a trade nation, but we are also a mature democracy that understands that transparency is a necessary part of the…
Trans-Pacific Partnership: What Stephen Harper Didn't Tell You (part 2: auto sector)

Trans-Pacific Partnership: What Stephen Harper Didn't Tell You (part 2: auto sector)

Under NAFTA, cars and car parts had to have 65% of their content made in the North American countries. Under the TPP this rule…
Trans-Pacific Partnership: What Stephen Harper Didn’t Tell You (part 1: agriculture)

Trans-Pacific Partnership: What Stephen Harper Didn’t Tell You (part 1: agriculture)

Stephen Harper did not tell you the full story when he announced the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement on…
Access to Information: Request For a Copy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Access to Information: Request For a Copy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

I have filed an access to information request to the Minister of Foreign Affairs to obtain a complete copy
UPDATED - A call to progressive NGOs to empower the Parliamentary Budget Officer to review free trade agreements

UPDATED - A call to progressive NGOs to empower the Parliamentary Budget Officer to review free trade agreements

I wrote an open letter to three progressive NGOs—the Trade Justice Network, the Council of Canadians and the Réseau québécois…
Parliamentary Budget Officer says he can review free trade agreements

Parliamentary Budget Officer says he can review free trade agreements

As citizens, you have every right to know what the Federal Government is signing on your behalf.
When the lifeboat goes down with the ship

When the lifeboat goes down with the ship

While Prime Minister Harper is refraining to appoint senators to the twenty-two vacancies in the Upper House, he doesn’t seem to…
Bitcoin: Madness or Innovation?

Bitcoin: Madness or Innovation?

Bitcoin is more and more present in Canada. Caution! Keep your distance from this currency.