Monday, September 6, 2010

Our Government is Outsourcing Democracy

'Do Canadians know the dark underbelly of what a trade agreement is? Have they been given their right of informed consent to agreements which alter the fabric of their nation, not to mention their democratic rights?
Successive Canadian governments have gutted our democracy and turned Canadians into the pawns of international agreements that affect their livelihoods, their quality of life, their health freedom, their Charter rights, and their right to democratic representation. According to Stephen Harper, the new "facts of life" mean that Canadians must go along to get along.'

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