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European Reports Indicate Ongoing Battle over CETA IP Provisions

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Tuesday January 22, 2013
The European Commission hosted an information session for non-governmental groups on Europe's current trade negotiations. The Canada - EU Trade Agreement was the first discussed. Both Ends, a Dutch NGO, reports that European officials indicated that they are still unhappy with the Canadian position on copyright and patents. While the disagreement of patents for pharmaceuticals is well known, Canadian officials had indicated that the copyright provisions were completed.
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kentsmith said:

the copyright provisions were completed.
Hope the copyright provisions were completed.

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March 18, 2013

David E.H. Smith said:

"OPPOSITION" Sucking Up to EU;CETAgreement & C-CI Treaty DELAYED for IMPROVEMENTs
"OPPOSITION" Sucking Up to EU;CETAgreement & C-CI Treaty DELAYED for IMPROVEMENTs

Mr. Estrin, President and Ms. McMillan, Executive Director, Green Party of Canada;

Regarding Ms. Elizabeth May's, Green Party of Canada, letter to me dated Oct.11, 2013,
I am not going to belabor the despair, disenchantment, etc. that she is
contributing to Canadians, both: Native and non Native, by way her
inability, &/or, lack of desire to answer the simplest and most basic questions.

However, as a demonstration of her veracity regarding her claim that she and
the Green Party have left no stone un turned in her/your attempts to use every
means of the "democratic" process in order stop, improve, &/or, reject the
Canada - China Investment Treaty C-CIT; aka; FIPPA), the Comprehensive
Economic & Trade Agreement (Canada - European Union CETA), et al,

I will ask you to direct Ms. May to answer the following, simple due diligence
1) have you raised in the House of Commons the "Private Citizen's Bill", with
its prerequisite political deniability for the Green Party, that demonstrate how
most of the citizens of Canada, CHINA and the European Union can start to use the
C-CITreaty an the CETAgreement discussions in order to exculpated themselves
from having to pay any "contribution" to The Compensation (similar to The Residential
Schools' Compensation, but, far larger) that is embodied in The W.A.D. Accord
(aka; "The Australian Question")?
2) have you given the House of Commons, the Chinese government (President Xi Jinping)
and the European Union (EU; Parliament, Council and Commission);
"The NOTIFICATION of Preexisting CHALLENGES to the C-CITreaty"
"The NOTIFICATION of Preexisting CHALLENGES to the CETA"
from each and every citizen of Canada, China and the European Union (the 95% - 99% of the citizens of Canada, both; Native & non Native, CHINA, the European Union, et al,
who will not be shareholders in The C-CITreaty, The CETAgreement, et al)
that you have already had the opportunity to consider, question, share with, etc. the
aforementioned information?
3) have you raised the questions regarding the relationship between:
corporate Canada, particularly the Canadian financial institutions, and its shareholders
via their lobbyists
the executives of political parties,
and informed the Canadian taxpaying voters, ie. including the uninformed Conservative, Liberal, NDP voters, et al, that:
a) without the non shareholders' (the 95% - 99% of all Canadians, both;
Native & non Native) taxes to pay for corporate Canada's & their shareholders
costs in "their" enterprises related to the C-CITreaty and the CETAgreement,
including the punitive penalties and "damages" caused by corporate Canada
which will secretly ascertain how much the non shareholders will have to
pay to artificially increase the value of the shareholders' stocks and dividends
b) the continuing cuts to existing programs, including; health, education, etc., will
free up more tax dollars to fund "their" C-CIT & CETA enterprises that exclusively pay
the shareholders even more dividends.

Do you, Mr. Estrin, Ms. McMillan, Ms, May, et al, actually think that the "coveted" Chinese
investor who said:

"It's not that we are racist when it comes to dealing with Canadians,
its just that we can't stand the way that you suck up to us",

approves of corporate Canada's demand for the aforementioned secret
tribunals that protect corporate Canada's very lucrative and exclusive control of
tax spending for the benefit of their corporations and shareholders, etc.
at the cost of hundreds of billions of dollars to the non shareholders?

Have you even tried to reach out to the "coveted" Chinese investor who, in conjunction
with his associates, has a direct line of communicating with the top levels of
the government of China?
Do you want me to introduce you to him? And, if you, et al, really are as concerned
as you would like to convince others that you are
are sincere in your desire to greatly improve the C-CIT (and the CETA),
what is a "good" time for me to introduce you to him;
do you have a problem with tomorrow?

By way of closing, one final small item, would mind asking Ms. May to refrain from
saying "thank you for your interest" when we, et al, write to her with simple, due diligence questions?
Don't you find that the remark is just a bit condescending when you consider that Ms.
May has no intention of, &/or, the where with all to answer these simple questions?
On the other hand, is she your first choice to work with the "coveted" investor, et al?


David E.H. Smith
- Researcher
- "Qui tam..."

Ed; Oct. 14, 2013
For more Info. re; CETAgreement, C-CITreaty, et al, in the context of The WAD Accord, see; Facebook; David Smith, Sidney, BC
October 14, 2013

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