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Summary of Federal Court Hearing, December 7, 2016
Transformative Change in 2017 Starts with Community
The Italian Banking Crisis:
No Free Lunch — Or Is There?
Why Wall Street Won First Round and How We Might Win Next
Ontario Health Coalition Presentation to the Ontario Legislature’s Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
Which Past Forward?
  Book Review: “Beyond Banksters” by Joyce Nelson
  Ed Finn reviews “Beyond Banksters” by Joyce Nelson
Paying for Public Services, in a Monetary Sovereign State
Prepare for McKinsey-esque Sound Bites in Infrastructure Talk: Wells
Flat Earth Rules
The Laws of Free Trade Are Not Immutable After All
Can Jill Carry Bernie’s Baton? A Look at the Green Candidate’s Radical Funding Solution
      
COMER LAWSUIT

Summary of the appeal heard by the Federal Court on December 7, 2016

Information about this case is available on the Federal Court website. Search for court number T-2010-11.

Background: Two individual Canadians and COMER have confronted the global financial powers in the Canadian federal court. In early August 2013, the case was struck.

Notice of hearing at the Federal Court on December 7, 2016
Decision of Federal Court, February 8, 2016, and filed appeal. Summary 
Litigation Update, October 14, 2015 (pdf)
Litigation Update, May 13, 2015 (pdf)
Amended Statement of Claim, March 26, 2015 (pdf)
Appeal Update, January 26, 2015
Decision, April 24, 2014 (pdf)
Motion to Appeal, April 24, 2014 (pdf)
Appeal, December 10, 2013 
Press Release, December 2011 (pdf)
Amended Court Filing, Jan. 2012 (pdf)
Proceedings, December 5, 2012 (pdf)

LAWSUIT INITIATED TO CHALLENGE CETA

Canada’s longest-serving member of the Queen’s Privy Council, the Honourable Paul Hellyer, P.C., along with two co-plaintiffs, Ann Emmett and George Crowell, both prominent members of COMER, have launched a constitutional challenge against the Canada–Europe Free Trade Agreement at the Federal Court of Canada. Press Release and Filing (pdf)

ROCCO GALATI

Constitutional lawyer Rocco Galati to challenge Bill C-51 in court. Video
Rocco Galati interviewed by Amanda Lang on CBC News.

THE PEOPLE VS. THE BANK OF CANADA

Video of the Montreal conference on April 26, 2015, hosted by Collectif Co@gitation. Spanish translation.

UK PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE:
MONEY CREATION AND SOCIETY

Transcript of proceedings on November 20, 2014. Read more…

AN INITIATIVE!

COMER civil society organizations which work in many ways for public welfare to join us in…
A Call for Renaissance of the Bank of Canada
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