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  1. American Chamber of Commerce in Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
    The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada ("AmCham Canada") is a private, non-profit membership organization that promotes the two-way flow of trade and investment between Canada and the United States. The AmCham's Ontario Region hosts events within the province to connect business owners with expansion opportunities.
  2. Beyond Sovereignty
    Issues for a Global Agenda (2nd Edition)

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    Discussion of the increasingly transnational structure of power in today's world and proposals forabandoning nation-state sovereignty for more integrated, cooperative rule between different types of governance bodies.
  3. Big firms to get hotline to ministerial 'buddies'
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Plans are under way to give the heads of the UK's 50 top companies a hotline to individual government ministers. The Department for Business said the idea - designed to boost investment - had been welcomed by the companies.
  4. Canada's Spy Groups Divulge Secret Intelligence to Energy Companies
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Documents raise fears that info on environmentalists, indigenous groups and more shared with industry at biannual, secret-level, briefings.
  5. Canadian Ethnocultural Council
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  6. Canadian Franchise Association
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  7. 'City of Surveillance': Google-backed smart city sounds like a dystopian nightmare
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2018
    A Google-backed project to build the interconnected, data-driven ‘city of the future’ sounds like all George Orwell’s nightmares come true, and is now in the spotlight after a privacy expert resigned from the project in protest. Toronto’s Waterfront district used to be an industrial wasteland, but Sidewalk Labs – a sister company of Google – wants to turn that wasteland into a prototype ‘city of the future,’ where data helps planners micromanage every aspect of urban life.
  8. Companies that cooperate with dictatorships must be sanctioned
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Reporters Without Borders condemns the criminal cooperation that exists between many western companies, especially those operating in the new technology area, and authoritarian regimes.
  9. Culture Inc.
    The Corporate Takeover of Public Expression

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    Schiller defends democratic expression and free access to information while demonstrating the ways in which public expression, public space, and public access to information are becoming increasingly limited and controlled.
  10. Five Reasons the Super-Rich Need Big Government
    The Real Welfare Kings and Queens

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Taxes represent payment for society’s many benefits, which get bigger and better as people get richer.
  11. GovernmentSources.ca
    Resource Type: Website
    A portal with information about government, Canadian and international, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make it possible to find additional resources and information.
  12. The Internet is Already Broken
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    Nick Pemberton's article on the already broken internet.
  13. McMillan LLP
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  14. National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  15. The Other Police State
    Private Cops vs. the Public Good

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    A revealing study on "Spooky Business: A New Report on Corporate Espionage Against Non-profits" written by Gary Ruskin confirms one’s worst suspicions about the ever-expanding two-headed U.S. security state. It details how some companies use the security apparatus, including questionable espionage tactics, against anyone who challenges their authority.
  16. The Polluters
    The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2010
    Provides an account of the American chemical industry and its effect on the environment.
  17. The Real Expenses Scandal
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    One of the consistent features of Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) is that the projects are reverse-engineered to meet the demands of corporate investors. This, for example, is how the £30m public scheme to refurbish Coventry's two hospitals became a £410m private scheme to knock them both down and rebuild one of them - containing fewer beds and fewer doctors and nurses.
  18. Running Government Like a Business is Bad for Citizens
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    Donald Trump and Jared Kushner say that the government should be run like a business, but that would mean eliminating regulations and expenses that benefit the people.
  19. Sources welcomes Strategic Insights Canada
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Sources welcomes Strategic Insights Canada. Strategic Insights Canada provides competitive market research and analysis in Ontario energy, nuclear energy, aerospace and municipal infrastructure.
  20. Strategic Insights Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  21. The Toronto Board of Trade
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  22. The Trouble With Billionaires
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2010
    The glittering lives of billionaires may seem to be a harmless source of entertainment, but authors Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks argue that such financial power not only threatends everyone's economic and social well-being but also upsets the very functioning of democracy. Our society tends to regard great wealth as evidence of exceptional talent or accomplishment. Yet spectacular fortunes are often attributable to luck, ruthlessness, cheating, or advantageous positioning that allow some to build on the work and insights of others who have paved the way.
  23. The U.S. Government's Secret Plans to Spy for American Corporations
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Throughout the last year, the U.S. government has repeatedly insisted that it does not engage in economic and industrial espionage, in an effort to distinguish its own spying from China's infiltrations of Google, Nortel, and other corporate targets. Turns out that isn't true.
  24. The X-Rated Free Market
    On Pornography, Royal Spermatozoa and the Free Market

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Is the pornography market the only free one? The question might seem provocative. Or a gross oversimplification. But it might also shed some light on certain points, namely those related with the political shaping of markets.

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