The Ugly Canadian

From Pipelines to Peladeau – Canadian Report

March 20, 2014

Yves Engler and Linda Solomon Wood discuss native resistance to tar sands pipeline and media mogul Pierre Karl Peladeau running as candidate for the Parti Quebecois

Harper Pledges $66 Million to Palestinian Authority, But Does it Aid Palestinians?

January 26, 2014

Yves Engler: Canadian government funds go to policing Palestinians and supporting the corrupt Palestinian Authority

NAFTA Strengthened Canada’s Corporate Class

January 7, 2014

Engler: Free trade deal bolstered neoliberal capitalism in Canada and opened it up to further resource extraction

Canada’s Top Spy Watchdog Lobbied For Pipeline Construction

January 7, 2014

Engler: Canada’s head of intelligence oversight board lobbied for pipeline construction as its internal spy agency spied on pipeline competitors

Snowden Reveals Extent of Canada’s Spying on Behalf of NSA

December 11, 2013

Yves Engler: Ed Snowden latest leaks confirms widespread NSA spying by Canadian government, including of countries inaccessible to the US

Climate Change Clears The Way For The Extraction of Arctic Resources

December 11, 2013

Canada and Russia are investing in military infrastructure in order to protect economic interests in Arctic energy resources

Preliminary Deal Reached for New Major Tar Sands Pipeline in Western Canada

December 9, 2013

Yves Engler: Opposition likely to grow against a new tar sands pipeline between British Columbia and Alberta

Scandal Hits Canada’s Senate, Adding to Harper Government’s List of Corruption

October 31, 2013

Yves Engler: Three of Canada’s unelected Senators filed ineligible expense claims and have been told to repay $277,000 in wrongfully claimed expenses

Canada and EU to Ink Largest Trade Agreement since NAFTA

October 28, 2013

CETA prioritizes investor and intellectual property rights above environmental and consumer regulations.

Company Responsible for Deadly Oil Train Crash Says It Won’t Pay, TransCanada Pushes Pipeline Deal

August 1, 2013

Yves Engler: Tragedy in Canadian town turns into an opportunity for some to argue that pipeline transport is safer, when the real argument should be against an oil-driven economy