A new study by Environment Canada confirms that tailings ponds from the Alberta tar sands operations are a criminal assault on our water, the Athabasca River, the environment and First Nations communities.
Here’s the transcript of Justin Trudeau’s speech to the federal Liberals biennial convention, held in Montreal, Quebec, over the weekend.
The Council of Canadians’ new “Fracktivist’s Toolkit” empowers Canadians to push back against fracking, protect Canada’s water sources, combat climate change, and partner with First Nations in their ongoing struggle to protect their besieged rights.
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives warns the Harper Conservatives’ 2014 federal budget is likely to worsen Canada’s slowing economy, proposes sound alternative.
The Harper Conservatives’ Orwellian “Fair Elections” Act violates the Canadian constitution, disenfranchises non-Conservative and marginalized voters.
Lack of enforcement of tenancy laws threatens the safety and security of rental housing across British Columbia, argues Kendra Milne, a social justice lawyer and research associate with the B.C. office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
The latest chapter in the ongoing shameful political drama starring Toronto Mayor Rob Ford offers a glimpse into Canada’s broken democracy.
by: Obert Madondo “When you are controlling, discriminating, confiscating, occupying lands from one side and putting them in the corner without any basic rights, you are by this way ruling and committing apartheid in the occupied Palestinian Territories.” The words of Arab-Israeli legislator Ahmad Tibi as he explained to the CBC why he stormed out during… Read More
Canadian rock legend Neil Young has blasted the Harper government for “trading integrity” in its single-minded appetite for Alberta tar sands dollars.
Two climate justice activists peacefully disrupted Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s question-and-answer session at the Vancouver Board of Trade on Monday.
“At the NSA, I witnessed with growing alarm the surveillance of whole populations without any suspicion of wrongdoing, and it threatens to become the greatest human rights challenge of our time,” says whistleblower Edward Snowden in this “open letter to the Brazilian people”, published by the Folha de S Paulo newspaper: