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Syrian children without vital aid due to major funding shortages

Syrian Families Without Vital Aid as Humanitarian Response Faces Major Funding Shortage Ahead of Major Donor Conference by Save the Children | Jan. 29, 2013: WASHINGTON, D.C. – A huge funding shortfall is leaving thousands of Syrian children and families without essential aid, Save the Children

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CUPE Alberta to support ‘Common Causes’

by CUPE | Jan. 29, 2013: EDMONTON – The President of the Alberta Division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees has pledged her support for ‘Common Causes’ a network of progressive activists looking for a change in direction on Aboriginal, environmental and democratic issues

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Honduras passes new Canada-supported anti-democratic mining law

Honduran Mining Law Passed and Ratified, but the Fight is Not Over by Mining Watch Canada | Jan. 24, 2013: OTTAWA – On Wednesday, January 23, 2013, the Honduran Congress quickly passed and ratified a new mining law that had been developed with support from the Canadian