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The View Up Here talks Peru, enviro "terror" and complicity of the CPC at home

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Considering the effort that Joyce Murray put into her Private Members Bill C-622 to try and bring some basic accountability and transparency to Canada's spy apparatus, and the summarily offensive rejection of it by Emperor and his CPC hordes, Bill C-639 from backbencher Wai Young (CPC) MP Vancouver South seems to have a different reception. Ms. Young, who has spent time on the Public Safety and National Security committee, and is the co-chair of the Canada-China Legislative Association (whatever the hell that is) received hearty endorsement for her bill from none other than Minister of Utter Failure Peter MacKay, who is now masquerading as Minister of *Justice*.

The catch phrase of Bill C-639 is "critical infrastructure" which may include a bus stop bench if some apparatchik deems it so. But then the Corporate Pacification Committee has never been big on definitions. Just on grandiose announcements that seem to amount to a lot of nothing. Right after KinderMorgan's injunction against protest on Burnaby Mountain was ruled illegal. Right after all those arrests of protestors there were thrown out as unconstitutional. Critics inside of Parlaiment and outside it have already sounded the alarm on this bill as yet another example of over-reach and illegal legislation.

And this brings us to Peru. If possible, this is a nation that is even more overt with it's disdain for due process and opposition to resource projects owned by foreign interests than even Emperor Harper. And yes, the Canadian mining sector which is well known for oppression outside of Canada is all for Peru's steps backwards.

The language of Bill C-639 is eerily similar to some recent developments in Peru's Governmental agenda. The usual gang supports these changes wholeheartedly. We will compare them and what it means for Canadians. Now and in the future.

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