Fear of retaliation is among the top factors blocking access to human rights justice for many Aboriginal women, the Canadian Human Rights Commission learned over the course of four roundtable discussions held across the country in 2013.
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.
TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline would significantly increase Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, says a new report from the Pembina Institute.
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.
A new report by the Pembina Institute and Équiterre warns that the rapid pace of Alberta tar sands development poses economic risks to Canada, other provinces.
A new report by Public Citizen says the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is riddled with structural flaws that could spark dangerous leaks and spills.
“The War On Science: Muzzled Scientists and Willful Blindness in Stephen Harper’s Canada”, a new book by Canadian author Chris Turner, presents “a passionate and meticulously researched argument” against the Conservatives unrelenting war on Canadian science.
A new study by researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington found elevated levels of arsenic and other heavy metals in groundwater near natural gas fracking sites in Texas’ Barnett Shale.
To avert the looming global food crisis, all we’ve to do is stop eating animal products, according to a new study by the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota.
Poverty is making Canadians sick, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), “the national voice of Canadian physicians.”
A new report by the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy says today’s Canadian physician earns nearly four-and-half-times more than the average Canadian, even as the price of health care continues to rise.