Thousands of activists are expected in Ottawa this week for the 4-day 2014 Peoples’ Social Forum (PSF), a “grassroots, historical gathering of progressives from Québec, Canada and First Nations.”
Here’s the transcript of former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s keynote speech to the Broadbent Institute’s first annual Progress Summit, held March 28-30 in Ottawa.
In Ottawa on Tuesday, July 22, hundreds of pro-Palestine protesters denounced Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s uncompromising support of Israel and its ongoing war crimes in Gaza.
The 31 charges the RCMP laid against suspended Sen. Mike Duffy, who was appointed to the Senate by Harper in 2008, include fraud and breach of trust.
NDP MP Don Davies has told a downtown Ottawa protest that the Harper Conservatives’ ongoing negotiations on the TPP are unnecessarily secretive.
The secrecy around the ongoing TPP negotiations in Ottawa is “wholly unprecedented,” argues Maira Sutton, a policy analyst with Electronic Frontier Foundation.
The ongoing secretive TPP negotiations could result in the largest global ‘trade’ agreement encompassing about 40 per cent of the world economy.