Category Archives: Progressives

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Maude Barlow: Conservatives rejected again… next stop Federal Court!

By: Maude Barlow | Council of Canadians | Oct. 10, 2012: The Federal Court rejected the Conservative Party MPs’ motions on security for costs against the ongoing legal challenges in the robocall scandal. You’ll remember the Conservative Party MPs called for the nine individual applicants to put

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Elizabeth May calls for a “Guaranteed Livable Income” in Canada

by Obert Madondo (@Obiemad) Green Party leader Elizabeth May is calling for a “Guaranteed Livable Income” as a strategy to eradicate poverty in Canada. In a press release commemorating October 17, the United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands said the Green Party

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Council of Canadians: We need a “Great Free Trade Debate” on CETA

On the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, the Council of Canadians is calling on provinces to follow the Quebec government’s lead by holding immediate public consultations on this generation’s big deal – the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement