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Beer Not Tar Sands
Environment  (tags: Canada, Alberta, tar sands, pollution, habitat destruction, health conditions, government, global warming, environment, borreal forests, beer, employment, GDP )

- 18 days ago -
... much different story then one the Canadian Government and their friends over at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers ... the tar sands make-up less than 2% of Canada's GDP but they lag far behind the beer industry on the job front as well.
First Citizens United. Now This. PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, SCOTUS, republicans, politics, Citizens United, elections, ethics, constitution, campaign financing )

- 20 days ago -
In today's case, McCutcheon vs. FEC, the Supreme Court decided that the wealthiest Americans could give the maximum donation to as many federal candidates, political committees and parties as they wanted. ... will promote the pro-corporate agenda ...
B.C. Researcher Part of African Dig That May Defy Timeline on Human Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, science, humans )

- 46 days ago -
In the 4.5-billion history of Earth, 80,000 years is the blink of an eye. But in terms of human evolution, it has the potential to be a drastic shift. A team ... believe that ... how much earlier our ancestors began using their brains to develop basic skills
Tribunal Sides With B.C. First Nation in Historic Land-Claims Fight
World  (tags: Canada, First Nations, ethics, society, US, treaties )

- 47 days ago -
An federal tribunal has ruled much of a city in British Columbia's Interior was wrongfully taken by settlers from a local First Nation 150 years ago.
Tories Deliberately Disrupting Scheduled Testimony of Elections Watchdog: NDP
World  (tags: Canada, Elections Fairness Act, Conservative Government, voter suppression, ethics )

- 47 days ago -
The Harper government is being accused of trying to limit the chief electoral watchdog's testimony on its proposed overhaul of election laws. Marc Mayrand, who has been highly critical of the reforms, was supposed to have 90 minutes this morning . . .
The World's Most Expensive Parking Spaces
Offbeat  (tags: society, culture, parking, expensive )

- 46 days ago -
The costs of owning a car are not lost on any driver. There is the gas. There is the insurance. There is the maintenance. And then there is, inevitably, the lightening of your wallet. Parking, of course, is nothing to sneeze at, but ...
Post-Surgery Snuggles Are Puppy's Specialty
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, Pit Bull Puppy, GoodNews, pets, cuddler )

- 89 days ago -
When Dominic the pit bull first cuddled up to a dog that had just come out of surgery, clinic staff were stunned. The rest, as they say, is history.
Environment  (tags: Northern Dynasty Minerals, Pebble Mine, Bristol Bay, Alaska, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, wildlife, destruction, endangered )

- 99 days ago -
TELL NORTHERN DYNASTY TO CALL IT QUITS A Canadian mining company -- Northern Dynasty Minerals -- is the last one standing behind the Pebble Mine, which threatens to destroy Alaska's spectacular Bristol Bay wilderness, its world-class salmon runs and . . .
No Thanks: Petition to Make Rob Ford a U.S. Citizen
World  (tags: Canada, Toronto, Rob Ford, US citizenship )

- 98 days ago -
A petition to make Rob Ford an honourary U.S. citizen hasn't garnered much support so far.
Kitten Tries to Snuggle
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, pets, kitten, cute, video )

- 103 days ago -
A kitten trying to snuggle is so young that it doesn't yet know how to properly use its back legs. Soooooooooooo cute!
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