Bradley Manning has been nominated for the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize by Birgitta Jónsdóttir, a member of the Icelandic parliament for The Movement, and others.
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Mar 4, 2013: Before becoming prime minister, Stephen Harper, said: “I will not name appointed people to the Senate.” Since coming to power in 2006, he’s appointed a staggering 58 senators. The New Democrats today repeated their call for the abolition of Canada’s scandal-ridden “useless, expensive, undemocratic
By: Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union | (Press Release) | Mar 2, 2013: OTTAWA – Changes to Employment Insurance (EI) affecting thousands of seasonal workers and their communities must be overturned, says the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP). Further to the harmful changes, the government began making
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive | March 4, 2013: Tom Flanagan, Prime Minister Stephen Harper‘s former strategist, now claims he “walked into a trap” when he made the pornography comments that led to his spectacular downfall last week. In a guest column on the National Post, the
By: Council of Canadians (Press Release) | March 1, 2013: OTTAWA – Two more municipalities have taken action as part of the Council of Canadians’ campaign to mobilize local governments against the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). This week, Prince Albert City Council endorsed community demands for
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, March 3, 2013: A recent scathing report by Human Rights Watch accused the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) of excessive force, and physical and sexual assault of Aboriginal women and girls in northern British Columbia. Both Prime Minister Stephen Harper the RCMP responded to the report
US whistleblower Bradley Manning tried The New York Times and Washington Post before WikiLeaks, says the soldier’s 35-page statement to the military court Thursday.
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive | March 2, 2013: Environmentalists have soundly condemned the U.S. State Department’s Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) report on TransCanada Corp’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The report, released Friday, concluded that the proposed 875-mile long pipeline, which would ship up to 830,000 barrels of Canada‘s