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The Politics of the 2014 Health Accord in Victoria

The Politics of the 2014 Health Accord in Victoria

As many of you have likely seen, read or heard the Council of the Federation-which is made up of the ...
Separate oil and state

Separate oil and state

Forget being responsible to the desires of Canadians and democratic process (remember Bill C-311?). On the energy and climate change ...
NEWS: Trade imperatives could prompt approval of GE salmon in Canada

NEWS: Trade imperatives could prompt approval of GE salmon in Canada

Postmedia News reports, "Canada could have trouble keeping genetically engineered salmon out of the food supply if the U.S. government ...
NEWS: All parties, AFN praise Liberal motion on First Nations access to water

NEWS: All parties, AFN praise Liberal motion on First Nations access to water

In the House of Commons yesterday, there was a four-hour debate on the issue of First Nations access to clean ...
NEWS: Right to water court challenge considered by Manitoba First Nations

NEWS: Right to water court challenge considered by Manitoba First Nations

The Winnipeg Free Press reports, "Do First Nations have a clear right to clean water under treaties or the Canadian ...
UPDATE: Broderick's GM salmon concerns reflected in editorial cartoon

UPDATE: Broderick’s GM salmon concerns reflected in editorial cartoon

Council of Canadians vice-chairperson Leo Broderick recently concluded a 4-city speaking tour against the pending approval of genetically modified fish ...
NEWS: Manitoba First Nations right to water further delayed

NEWS: Manitoba First Nations right to water further delayed

The Globe and Mail reports, "First nations leaders fear thousands of people in northern Manitoba will have to wait another ...
NEWS: Broderick concludes tour against GM fish in St. John's tonight

NEWS: Broderick concludes tour against GM fish in St. John’s tonight

Council of Canadians health care campaigner Adrienne Silnicki joined Broderick at the public forum yesterday evening. The St. John's Telegram ...
NEWS: Broderick raises concerns about GM fish on Atlantic tour

NEWS: Broderick raises concerns about GM fish on Atlantic tour

Council of Canadians vice-chairperson Leo Broderick is currently on a 4-city speaking tour against the pending approval of genetically modified ...
NEWS: 9/21 Manitoba First Nations with high-risk water receive some help

NEWS: 9/21 Manitoba First Nations with high-risk water receive some help

The Winnipeg Free Press reports, "Nine First Nations (in Manitoba) with the diciest drinking water will get upgrades to their ...
NEWS: Broderick raises the alarm on GM fish at public forum in Charlottetown

NEWS: Broderick raises the alarm on GM fish at public forum in Charlottetown

Leo Broderick CBC reports, "Environmentalists rang the alarm Monday over the world's first genetically-modified fish eggs, developed on PEI. The ...
CETA - A threat to local democracy

CETA – A threat to local democracy

This week, European Union trade officials are in Canada to meet with their Canadian counterparts on what might be the ...