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2013 NEW YEAR'S EVE: DENUNCIATION OF THE HARPER GOVERNMENT WITH CONTINUED UPDATES PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow
Tuesday, 31 December 2013 18:45

BY JOAN  RUSSOW GLOBAL COMPLIANCE RESEARCH PROJECT DECEMBER 31, 2013

 

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SINCE 2006, THE HARPER GOVERNMENT HAS CAUSED CANADA TO BE PERCEIVED AS AN INTERNATIONAL PARIAH.  ON NEW YEAR’S EVE WE HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DENOUNCE THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR YEARS OF TRANSGRESSIONS;

 

HERE IS A BEGINNING LIST.

WE WILL DENOUNCE

THE HARPER GOVEERNMENT IF IT ENDORSES THE ENBRIDGE PIPELINE. On December 31st 2013 THE HARPER GOVERNMENT IS POISED TO APPROVE THE ENBRIDGE PIPELINE. IF IT DOES, WE DENOUNCE THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR ACCEPTING THE FLAWED DECISION OF THE ENBRIDGE PANEL WHICH IGNORED NOT ONLY THE DEEP CONCERNS, SUBMITTED TO THE PANEL, BY THE CITIZENS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BUT ALSO THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE.

 

 

ESCLATING THE DEMOCRATIC DEFICIT

 

 WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR SPENDING 1.2 BILLION ON THE “SPY PALACE” FOR THE COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESABLISHMENT CANADA (CSEC)

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR PERMITTING CSEC TO

ESTABLISH COVERT SURVEILLANCE OPERATIONS WORLDWIDE AS PART OF NSA GLOBAL SPYING APPARATUS

 

We denounce

the Harper government bringing forward what Lawrence Martin calls the “loyalty Act”

” a Conservative MP has brought forward, with the blessing of the Prime Minister’s Office, a bill that would require parliamentary watchdogs and all their employees to disclose previous political activities.

The period of disclosure would cover the decade previous to their appointments. The legislation would be retroactive — meaning all current employees would effectively have to submit to political background checks.”

 Lawrence Martin http://www.ipolitics.ca/2014/01/15/non-conservatives-need-not-apply/

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR EMBARKING UPON INCREASED INTRUSIVE SURVEILLANCE OF CANADIAN CITIZEN AND FOR SHARING “INTELLIGENCE WITH OTHER STATES

 

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR INCREASINGLY ABUSING ITS CONSTITUTIONAL POWERS AND CAUSING CANADA TO BECOME AN AUTOCRACY WITH FEW CHECKS AND BALANCES


 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE   HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR USING FRAUDULENT MEANS FOR ACCEDING TO POWER: FROM THEIR 2006 IN-AND OUT FUNDING SCHEME TO THEIR USE, IN 2011, OF ROBO CALLS

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR DISSOLVING PARLIAMENT TO EVADE THE INVESTIGATION INTO ITS IN-AND-OUT SCHEME, FOR PROROGUING PARLIAMENT TO AVOID AN INVESTIGATION INTO  CANADIAN COMPLICITY  IN TORTURING AFGHANI REFUGEES, AND FOR PROROGUING PARLIAMENT TO PREVENT THE OPPOSITION FROM FORMING A COALITION

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR USING OMNIBUS BILLS

WHICH HAVE PREVENTED IN DEPTH, MEANINGFUL DEBATE

ON KEY ISSUES

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR SHOWING CONTEMPT OF PARLIAMENT AND FOR PARLIAMENTARY INSTITUTIONS SUCH AS PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

FOR MUZZLING FEDERAL SCIENTISTS, BY PREVENTING THE PRESENTING OF THEIR RESULTS WHICH WERE PAID FOR BY TAXPAYERS

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

FOR DESTROYING FILES OF RAW DATA IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CLOSING KEY GOVERNMENT LIBRARIES

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR MARGINALIZING THE OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE ADVISOR, AND CUTTING OF FUNDING FOR SCIENCE

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR, CUTTING OFF FUNDING FOR SCIENCE AND CLOSING LABS WHOSE RESULTS THREATEN CORPORATE INTERESTS

UPDATE

 SEE  jANUARY 10 2013 VIDEO ON FIFTH ESTATE

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/research-cutbacks-by-government-alarm-scientists-1.2490081

 

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR SCRAPPING THE MANDATORY LONG-FORM CENSUS DESPITE BEING TOLD BY STATISTICS CANADA OFFICIALS THAT IMPORTANT DATA WOULD LIKELY BE LOST OR IMPAIRED AS A RESULT. GOOD DATA IS ESSENTIAL FOR DEVELOPING GOOD POLICY

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR IMPEDING ACCESS TO INFORMATION, FOR DENYING AND DELAYING REQUESTS.  FOR SUPPRESSING RESEARCH, AND FOR INTIMIDATING LIBRARIANS AND ARCHIVISTS

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR REFRAMING CANADA AND CANADIAN HISTORY

AT THE 2013 CONGRESS, HISTORIANS AND POLITICAL SCIENTISTS EXPRESSED THEIR CONCERN ABOUT HOW THE HARPER GOVERNMENT WAS REFRAMING CANADA AS A MILITARISTIC NATION, ALSO CONCERN WAS EXPRESSED ABOUT HOW THE CITIZENSHIP TEST WAS BEING REFRAMED AS WELL

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR UNDERMINING AND INTIMIDATING THE CBC

THE CBC REFUSED TO AUTHORIZE AND PLAY THIS AD 

TV

 

The Man Behind the Desk

http://vimeo.com/69748338

 

FOSTERING MILITARISM

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR INCREASING INTEGRATION WITH THE UNITED STATES

 

CANADA, UNDER HARPER GOVERNMENTS, HAS INCREASINGLY CLOSE MILITARY INTEGRATION WITH US POLICY, AND ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT, CUTELY CALLED "SHIPRIDER PROGRAM"; THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO INCREASE BORDER SECURITY BY ALLOWING THE RCMP AND THE U.S. COAST GUARD TO TEAM UP AND RIDE IN EACH OTHERS VESSELS DURING BORDER PATROLS. THE HARPER GOVERNMENT HAS AGREED TO AN ENHANCED ROLE FOR NORAD. HARPER IS TO GO ANYWHERE, ANY PLACE AND AT ANY TIME AT THE BEHEST OF THE US POLICY OF PREVENTIVE/PRE-EMPTIVE AGGRESSION.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR USING THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT DOCTRINE TO JUSTIFY THE INVASION OF LIBYA

 

WE DENOUNCE

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR BEING ONE OF THE FEW COUNTRIES THAT SUPPORTED OBAMA`S INITIAL PROPOSAL TO INVADE SYRIA

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR ABANDONING CANADA'S LONG STANDING ROLE OF A SANCTUARY FOR THOSE OPPOSED TO WAR AND REJECTED US WAR RESISTERS

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR TRIPPLING  THE MILITARY BUDGET; IT HAS  INCREASED THREEFOLD SINCE 2000; THE CURRENT BUDGET IS 30 BILLION, NOT INCLUDING THE FAR REACHING EXPENSES OF CANADA FIRST PLAN

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR ENGAGING IN MILITARY EXERCISES SUCH AS NATO”S EXERCISE TRIDENT FURY, AND NORTHCOM'S EXERCISE- AND FOR NOT OPPOSING THE INCREASED NORTHWEST TRAINING RANGE COMPLEX

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR PERMITTING THE INFAMOUS CHILEAN TORTURE SHIP, THE ESMERALDA TO BERTH IN THE GREATER VICTORIA HARBOUR AND IN THE VANCOUVER HARBOUR. 

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR PERMITTING THE CONTINUED BERTHING AND CIRCULATING OF NUCLEAR POWERED AND NUCLEAR ARMS CAPABLE VESSELS IN THE GREATER VICTORIA HARBOUR

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR CONTINUING TO HOST AND FOR EXPANDING CANSEC-THE INTERNATIONAL ARMS TRADE FAIR

,

“CANADA'S LARGEST WEAPONS BAZAAR.  THOUSANDS OF BUYERS, SELLERS, USERS AND PROMOTERS OF THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES FOR WAR AND REPRESSION WILL BE RUBBING SHOULDERS AT THIS HUGE, PRIVATE EVENT. CLOAKING THEMSELVES BEHIND A WALL OF DECEPTIVE EUPHEMISMS, LIKE "DEFENCE" AND "SECURITY," HUNDREDS OF HIGHLY-PROFITABLE CANADIAN CORPORATIONS WILL SHOWCASE THEIR DEADLY WARES”. (COALITION AGAINST THE ARMS TRADE

 

WE DENOUNCE

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR ADVOCATING THAT AT THE END OF CANADIAN COMBAT OPERATIONS IN AFGHANISTAN, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD LOOK TO DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AS POTENTIAL BUYERS OF CANADIAN-MADE GUNS AND MILITARY EQUIPMENT

 

WE DENOUNCE

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR NOT SIGNING THE ARMS TRADE TREATY [EVEN THE US HAS SIGNED IT ALONG WITH 117 OTHER STATES; NINE STATES HAVE  RATIFIED IT.] 

 

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR IGNORING THE BUDGET OFFICER ASSESSMENT OF THE COST OF THE F-35 JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER (JSF) AND FOR FAILING TO BE TRANSPARENT WITH THE OPPOSITION

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR FUNDING, UNDER THE WESTERN DIVERSIFICATION PROGRAM, IN COLLABORATION  WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, A PROGRAM TO  CARRY OUT RESEARCH AND PRODUCE  DRONES

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR REVERSING, IN 2007, CANADA’S LONGSTANDING SUPPORT FOR  A NUCLEAR ARMS FREE MIDDLE EAST. AND FOR  REFUSING YET AGAIN,  AT THE 2013 HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT,  TO SUPPORT a NUCLEAR ARMS FREE MIDDLE EAST.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR DISMISSING THE ISRAELI ATTACK ON LEBANON AS A BEING “A MEASURED' RESPONSE." IN ADDITION, CANADA WAS ONE A FEW COUNTRIES THAT DID NOT CONDEMN THE DEADLY ISRAELI ATTACK IN INTERNATIONAL WATERS, ON THE HUMANITARIAN FLOTILLA.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR SUPPORTING THE MURDEROUS ATTACK BY ISRAEL ON GAZA IN GAZA IN 2008-9, AN ATTACK WHICH KILLED OVER 1400 PALESTINIANS, MOSTLY CIVILIANS, AND WHICH WAS DENOUNCED IN THE GOLDSTONE REPORT TO THE UN AS VIOLATIONS AGAINST INTERNATIONAL LAW

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR FAILING TO CONDEMN THE ILLEGAL BLOCKADE, OF GAZA BY ISRAEL, WHICH IS A VIOLATION ON INTERNATIONAL LAW AGAINST COLLECTIVE PUNISHMENT.

 

DESTROYING THE ENVIRONMENT

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR MISCONSTUING THE INTERNTIONAL PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR USING THE OMNIBUS BILL 45 AND CHANGING THE NAVIGABLE WATERS PROTECTION ACT

THIS CHANGE REMOVES THOUSANDS OF LAKES AND STREAMS FROM FEDERAL PROTECTION UNDER THAT LAW. "MEANWHILE, MILLIONAIRES' PLAYGROUNDS AND CONSERVATIVE HACK’S RIDINGS ARE PROTECTED WHILE RIDINGS THAT SUPPORT LAKES THAT SUPPLY DRINKING WATER, ARE NOT.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR UNDERMINING THE CANADIAN ECONOMY BY CAUSING CANADA TO BECOME A FOSSIL FUEL STATE

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR TOLERATING CLIMATE CHANGE DENIERS AND FOR SACRIFICING HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN CANADA FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE TARSANDS PIPELINES AND TANKERS.

 

WE DENOUNCE

THE HARPER GOVRTNMENT'S NATURAL RESOURCE MINISTER 

WHO SAID THAT HIS DEPARTMENT WANTED TO SPEND UP TO $16.5 MILLION ON ADVERTISING IN THE UPCOMING YEAR, "THIS IS A CRITICAL MOMENT IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF OUR NATURAL RESOURCES, AND THEREFORE WE HAVE ALLOCATED A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF MONEY FOR ADVERTISING,' OLIVER TOLD A SPECIAL COMMITTEE STUDYING SPENDING ESTIMATES IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS" 

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR COVERING UP, UNTIL AFTER THE ELECTION, A SERIOUS SPILL IN THE TARSANDS WHICH OCCURRED PRIOR TO THE 2011 ELECTION

 

WE DENOUNCE

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR CALLING THOSE WHO SEEK TO PREVENT THE SENDING OF FOSSIL FUELS ACROSS BC AS "EXTREMISTS".

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR CHANGING THE CHARITABLE STATUS PROVISIONS IN A WAY THAT WOULD PENALIZE ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS

 

WE DENOUNCE,

 

HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR MISREPRESENTING, TO THE UN, AND TO THE US,  THE CONTRIBUTION TO GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS EMANATING FROM THE TAR SANDS

 

WE DENOUNCE,

 

HARPER GOVERNMENT, FOR FAILING TO INSTITUTE A CANADA-WIDE BAN ON FRACKING TO PREVENT THE NAFTA SUIT AGAINST QUEBEC`S BAN ON FRACKING

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR UNDERMING THE RESOLVE IN THE RIO+20 CONFERENCE TO ELIMINATE SUBSIDIES FOR FOSSIL FUELS

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENTS WITHDRAWING FROM THE KYOTO PROOCOL

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR WITHDRAWING FROM THE CONVENTION TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR OPPOSING A MINING BILL WHICH  WOULD REQUIRE CANADIAN MINING COMPANIES TO ABIDE BY STANDARDS WHEN THEY OPERATE OUTSIDE OF CANADA.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR BLOCKING THE PLACING OF ASBESTOS ON THE ROTTERDAM LIST OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES LIST.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR GUTTING THE FISHERIES ACT THROUGH REMOVING THE STRONGEST SECTION 35, WHICH STATED THAT IT WAS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE TO DESTROY FISH HABITAT.

 

WE DENOUNCE

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR SPENDING MONEY ON RESTORATION OF HABITAT RATHER THAN ON PREVENTING THE DESTRUCTION OF HABITAT.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT, FOR OBSTRUCTING THE BIODIVERSITY PROTOCOL, INDIGENOUS GROUPS ALLEGE CANADIAN OBSTRUCTIONISM ON THE BIODIVERSITY  PROTOCOL

 

WE DENOUNCE

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THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR INCREASING PRODUCTION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD AND CROPS

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR FAILING TO INVOKE THE INTERNATIONAL VERSION OF THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE AND INSTITUTING A BAN ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD AND CROPS

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR FAILING TO INVOKE THE INTERNATIONAL VERSION OF THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE TO PREVENT THE IMPACT OF GE ON THE MONARCH BUTTERFLIES.

.

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR PERMITTING, A STRAIN OF MONSANTO ALFALFA GE SEED TO BE APPROVED. AND FOR COMPROMISING FOOD SECURITY

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR INCREASING PRODUCTION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD AND CROPS, FOR APPROVING THE PRODUCTION OF TRANSGENIC SALMON EGGS IN PEI

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR FAILING TO INVOKE THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE, AND INSTITUTE A BAN ON THE USE OF NEONICOTINOID PESTICIDES WHICH HAVE BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO BE KILLING THE BEE POPULATION

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR CONSIDERING   DIFFERENT DELIVERY SYSTEMS FOR HEALTH CARE

IN THE 2011 LEADERS DEBATE HARPER SAID; “GOVERNMENTS ACROSS THIS COUNTRY HAVE EXPERIMENTED WITH ALTERNATIVE SERVICE DELIVERY….WE’RE NOT GOING TO WAVE THE FINGER AT PROVINCES BECAUSE THEY EXPERIMENT WITH DIFFERENT DELIVERY.”

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR ABDICATING RESPONSIBILITY OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT THE CANADA HEALTH CARE ACT.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR IGNORING THE PLEAS OF THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES  FOR CANCELING THE DEBT, AND THE PLEAS OF  DEVELOPING NATIONS FOR CLIMATE  JUSTICE AND  FOR COMPENSATION FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF THEIR ATMOSPHERIC SPACE

 

 

CONTRIBUTING TO ENVIRONMENTAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS NEGLIGENCE

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT  FOR HAVINGAPPROVED HAVING ONLY ONE ENGINEER ON  TRAINS;  THIS COULD HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE ILL-FATED TRAIN DISASTER IN  LAC MEGANTIC

 

 

VIOLATING HUMAN RIGHTS

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR VIOLATING THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE IN AFGHANISTAN THROUGH TRANSFERRING THE AFHAN DETAINEES

 

EVEN THOUGH A CANADIAN AMBASSADOR ADVISED THE GOVERNMENT ABOUT THE FACT THAT THE PRISONERS TRANSFERRED BY CANADA TO AN AFGHAN PRISON WERE BEING TORTURED, THE HARPER MINORITY GOVERNMENT IGNORED THE WARNING. THE HARPER MINORITY GOVERNMENT DENIED THAT THEY HAD BEEN INFORMED AND DISCREDITED HIM, AND NOW IN JUNE, THE DOCUMENTS INDICATE THAT HARPER HAD BEEN INFORMED.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR EXTENDING THE ANTI-TERRORIST ACT AND FOR THE VIOLATION OF THE INTERNATIONALCOVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR THE PUTTING UNDER SUREILLANCE CITIZENS ENGAGED IN LAWFUL ADVOCACY; THIS PRACTICE VIOLATES SECTION 1 OF THE INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLIICAL RIGHTS- THAT AFFIRMS THAT THERE MUST BE NO DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF POLITICAL OR OTHER OPINION

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR PERMITTING EXCESSIVE VIOLENCE AGAINST DEMONSTRATORS.  AT THE G8 - 20

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT’ FOR VIOLATING LABOUR RIGHTS

ESPECIALLY FOR CHALLENGING THE RIGHT TO STRIKE

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR CHANGING THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY RULES.  THESE CHANGES WILL INCREASE THE PRECARIOUSNESS OF JOBS AND JEOPARDIZE THE BARGAINING POWER OF WORKERS IN CANADA.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR THE DENYING OF RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES. ARTICLE 19 OF THE UN DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES WHICH REQUIRES FAIR PRIOR INFORMED CONSENT; HARPER HAS STATED CONSENT DOES NOT REALLY MEAN CONSENT IT MEANS CONSULTATION.  HE ALSO HAS DECLARED THAT  THE UNDRIP IS ONLY INSPIRATIONAL.

 

WE DENOUNCE

A FEDERAL TRIBUNAL  WHICH HAS REBUKED THE GOVERNMENT FOR HIDING DOCUMENTS IN A CHALLENGE OVER FUNDING FOR FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN.

THE CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL SAYS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT KNEW ABOUT 50,000 DOCUMENTS "PREJUDICIAL TO ITS CASE AND HIGHLY RELEVANT" IN 2012, BUT DIDN'T DISCLOSE THEM UNTIL THEY WERE REVEALED THIS YEAR IN A REQUEST UNDER FEDERAL ACCESS TO INFORMATION LAWS. (CBC)

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR FAILING TO RATIFY THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORTKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES AND FOR CONTRIBUTING TO THE ABUSES AND EXPLOITATION OCCURRING IN THE TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM,

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR FAILING TO FOLLOW THROUGH WITH THE COMMITMENT TO ENSURE THAT EMPLOYERS, WITH CRIMINAL RECORD, COULD NOT BE INVOLVED WITH THE TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORK PROGRAM

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR MOVING AWAY FROM A COUNTRY OF MULTIFAITH, AND NO FAITH TOWARDS A FORM OF CHRISTIAN FUNDAMENTALISM WITH LINKS TO ISRAEL

 

WE DENOUNCE

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT'S  BILL C10‘ TOUGH ON CRIME BILL WHICH HAS CAUSED VIRTUALLY ALL OF THE CRIME LEGISLATION TO BE DIRECTED TOWARDS INCREASING PUNISHMENT BY WAY OF MORE PRISON TERMS FOR MORE PEOPLE AND FOR LONGER. VIRTUALLY NOTHING IN ANY OF THE LEGISLATION DOES ANYTHING TO PREVENT CRIME

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENTS FAILURE TO CONDEMN ISRAEL FOR THE TREATMENT OF THE PALESTINIANS

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR CUTTING  DEVELOPMENTAL NGO FUNDING BECAUSE THEY CRITICIZED THE  ISRAELI GOVERNMENT

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR CUTTING  DEVELOPMENTAL NGO FUNDING BECAUSE THEY DID NOT OPPOSE ABORTION

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR VIOLATING SECTION 1 OF THE 1951 REFUGEE ACT BY MAKING A DISTINCTION BETWEEN  WHAT IT DEEMS TO BE ‘SAFE” AND “UNSAFE” COUNTRIES; “THERE SHOULD BE NO DISCRIMINATION ON GROUNDS OF COUNTRY OF ORIGIN ART. 1, REFUGEE ACT)

 

WE DENOUNCE

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR IMPRISONING OF REFUGEES ARRIVING BY SHIP AND FOR CUTTING OFF HEALTH CARE FUNDING FOR REFUGEES, COMING FROM COUNTRIES, WHICH THE HARPER GOVERNMENT DEEMS TO BE SAFE  TO CANADA.

 

ENTRENCHING CORPORATISM

 

WE DENOUNCE

tHE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR NOT ADDRESSING   THE FACT THAT

Canada now dominates World Bank corruption list, thanks to SNC-Lavalin

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR BAILING OUT THE BANKS AND LOWERING CORPORATE TAXES YET CUTTING BACK ON FEDERAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES.

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR THE INCREASING SUPPORT FOR PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

 

 

WE DENOUNCE

 

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR INCREASING GLOBALIZATION, DEREGULATION AND PRIVATIZATION THROUGH ITS SUPPORT FOR TRADE AGREEMENTS, SUCH AS THE WTO/FTAA/NAFTA, SPP, CETA,TTP FIPA;  AS WELL AS BYLATERAL AGREEMENTS.  ALL THESE TRADE AGREEMENTS SHOULD BE DECLARED NULL AND VOID FOR VIOLATING INTERNTIONAL PEREMPTORY NORMS

 

WE DENOUNCE

THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR UNDERMINING OF POST SECONDARY EDUCATION

CANADA HAS REDUCED FUNDS FOR UNIVERSITIES, CAUSING UNIVERSITIES AND RESEARCHERS TO GROVEL FOR CORPORATE FUNDING, SUCH AS FROM MINING CORPORATIONS SUCH GOLDCORP. WITH TERRIBLE HUMAN RIGHTS RECORDS, AND FROM DEFENCE FUNDING.

 

 

 

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