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Stop The TPP And TTIP - Petition
World  (tags: TPP, TTIP, Australia, Canada, Philip Morris, Eli Lilly, Petition )

Dandelion
- 47 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Tobacco giant Philip Morris is suing Australia for billions of dollars in lost profits because the government took action to reduce teenage smoking. Eli Lilly is suing Canada, just because Canada has laws to keep essential drugs affordable.
A Year After the Explosion, Lac-MéGantic Rebuilds
World  (tags: world, politics, Quebec, train explosion, Canada, rebuilding )

Cal
- 80 days ago - macleans.ca
One year after the tragic train derailment and explosion, the tiny Quebec town struggles to find hope
Camille Labchuk: Fossil Fuels, Toxic Waste Moving By Rail Through Our Own Backyards
World  (tags: Canada, Rail Safety, Fossil Fuels, Chemicals, Toxic Waste, Trains, Oil, Camille Labchuk, Green Party of Canada, Parti Vert du Canada, Toronto )

Brian
- 94 days ago - greenparty.ca
"We don't have the infrastructure to treat train cars like pipelines, and the government has never done a proper risk assessment of moving this amount of crude oil through a densely populated city like Toronto."
Fields of Gold ... or Plains of Ruin? The Debate Over Genetically Modified Seeds in Alberta Rages on
World  (tags: Canada, Alberta, GMO, Genetic Modification, Agriculture, Popular Resistance )

Brian
- 97 days ago - edmontonjournal.com
"Genetic modification has been a polarizing issue since genetically modified seeds were first approved and planted in Canada in the mid-1990s."
Canada and Australia: Working Together to Thwart Action on Climate
World  (tags: Canada, Stephen Harper, Australia, Tony Abbott, Climate Denial, Regressive Politicians, Corporate Agenda )

Brian
- 100 days ago - greenpeace.org
"Our world doesn't need more climate denial and it doesn't need more regressive politicians who would rather accelerate the problem than fix it."
Attacking the Supreme Court, the Conservatives Sink to a New Low
World  (tags: Canada, Harper, Beverley McLachlin, SCOC, ethics, conflict )

Lynn
- 136 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Mr. Harper, in one of his Nixonian moments in which he sees enemies everywhere, impugned the integrity of Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of the [SCOC]. ... a staple of Republican Party tactics in the United States. Canadian courts had been spared...
Nigeria, Bring Back Our Girls
World  (tags: BringBackOurGirls, solidarity, children, violence, Nigerian government, Nigerian High Commissioner, Canada, Safety and Risk, Africa, abductions-terrorism, education, Boko Haram )

Jess
- 137 days ago - e-activist.com
Call on Chief Ojo Uma Maduekwe, the Nigerian High Commissioner in Canada, to help secure the safe release of the girls.
Canada Is Considering An Internet Bill That's Like CISPA on Steroids
World  (tags: Canada, Digital Privacy Act, cispa, privacy, internet, Conservative government )

Lynn
- 141 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
... politicians in Canada introduced the Digital Privacy Act, a bill that looks a lot like the United States' Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act, which caused widespread outrage and was eventually killed in the Senate.
Canada: Saudi Arabia Man Accused of Trying to Strangle His Daughter for 'Dishonoring Her Family'
World  (tags: Newfoundland, Canada, Saudi Arabian man attempts honor killing )

Beth
- 182 days ago - monctonnews.net
A Saudi Arabia man, Khalaf Alshaek, accused of trying to strangle his daughter for being with a (non-Muslim) man he disapproved of is scheduled to appear in provincial court in St. John's this afternoon.
No Thanks: Petition to Make Rob Ford a U.S. Citizen
World  (tags: Canada, Toronto, Rob Ford, US citizenship )

Lynn
- 250 days ago - home.mytelus.com
A petition to make Rob Ford an honourary U.S. citizen hasn't garnered much support so far.
Green Party Calls on Harper Administration to Heed Federal Panel's Warnings on Northern Gateway
World  (tags: Canada, Green Party of Canada, Elizabeth May, Parti Vert du Canada, Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline, British Columbia, resistance )

Brian
- 267 days ago - greenparty.ca
" In the wake of the announcement from the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project Joint Review Panel (JRP), the Green Party of Canada is urging the Harper Conservatives to respect the will of British Columbians and reject the contentious pipeline proposal."
Canada Dead Last in Ranking for Environmental Protection
World  (tags: government, politics, environment, Canada, Harper, climate Change, Kyoto, global warming, world )

Michael
- 307 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Canada has fallen behind in a global ranking on international development initiatives and ranks last when it comes to environmental protection.
Ensure the Senate Scandal Truth Comes Out -- Make the Investigations Fully Independent! --- PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: Canada, Senate Scandal, petition, ethics, politics, corruption, Harper )

Lynn
- 329 days ago - change.org
...sign the petition calling on Prime Minister Harper and federal opposition leaders to appoint a fully independent prosecutor who can ensure the Senate scandals are investigated fully, and everyone who did wrong is prosecuted and held accountable!
Stop the Senate Cover-Up! ---PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: Canada, Conservatives, Senate Expense Scandal, Harper, Duffy, Wallin, Brazeau, petition )

Lynn
- 329 days ago - leadnow.ca
...send a letter calling on RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson to ensure the RCMP's investigation of the Senate scandal is complete, effective and transparent.
Idle No More Has Called For a Global Day of Action October 7
World  (tags: Idle No More, indigenous land rights, First Nations, Canada, British Royal Proclamation )

Dandelion
- 355 days ago - idlenomore.ca
October 7, 1763, marked the signing of the British Royal Proclamation, an historic document that legally mandated Canada to recognize Indigenous land rights. The Canadian Government has placed Corporations over First Nations rights. Please see videos too.
 

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