SPP meeting details + New official SPP website
The "Security and Prosperity Partnership Ministerial Meeting" with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, and Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez and their Canadian and Mexican counterparts will be taking place on Friday February 23 starting at 10:00 am at the Lester B. Pearson Building at 125 Sussex Drive in Ottawa, with media conferences beginning at 3:45 pm.
The media release for this ministerial meeting can be viewed
The Government of Canada's new "Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America" website can be seen here.
The Council of Canadians has issued "ACTION ALERT: Stop the SPP ministers February 23 meeting in Ottawa". That action alert includes a letter that we are encouraging activists to send to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
The letter states, in part, that: "As a member of the Council of Canadians, I am calling on you to cease all talks leading toward deeper integration between Canada and the United States, including the next Security and Prosperity Partnership summit scheduled for June 26-29 in Kananaskis and the Security and Prosperity Partnership ministers meeting scheduled for February 23 in Ottawa."
go here to send your message to the prime minister today.
For more information on the Council of Canadians campaign against deep integration, please go to http://www.canadians.org/DI/index.html.
To read the Council of Canadians Statement on Non-Violence you may go to http://www.canadians.org/about/BOD/non-violence.html.
Visit our website for a citizensí perspective on the SPP.
The Council of Canadians
700-170 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON K1P 5V5.
Tel: (613) 233-2773; Toll-free: 1-800-387-7177
Fax: (613) 233-6776
[Edit: Converted to HTML, made the links shorter. -Jesse]
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