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UPDATE: This is what Conservative democracy looks like: Keddy moves to shut down debate on CCFTA

UPDATE: This is what Conservative democracy looks like: Keddy moves to shut down debate on CCFTA

Conservative MP Gerald Keddy (pictured left) will move at Thursday's international trade committee meeting to stop hearing from witnesses on ...
UPDATE: Maude Barlow on Democracy Now!

UPDATE: Maude Barlow on Democracy Now!

We are at the Facultad de Informatica y Electronica at Univalle and Amy Goodman is just about to interview Council ...
U.S. may support declaration on Indigenous Rights

U.S. may support declaration on Indigenous Rights

Reuters reports today that, "The United States said it is reviewing its opposition to a U.N. declaration on the rights ...
GE pigs are not the answer to phosphorous pollution in water

GE pigs are not the answer to phosphorous pollution in water

The Canwest News Service has reported that, "Genetically engineered pigs are one step closer to becoming meat on Canadian kitchen ...
ESSAY: 'Harper's assault on democracy' by Murray Dobbin

ESSAY: ‘Harper’s assault on democracy’ by Murray Dobbin

Rabble.ca columnist Murray Dobbin details the harm Prime Minister Stephen Harper is doing to the political and social fabric of ...
Outcomes of premiers, governors meeting in Washington

Outcomes of premiers, governors meeting in Washington

Seven Canadian premiers met with the National Governors Association this past weekend in Washington, DC. They discussed the tar sands, ...
Energy and environment top agenda for premiers in DC

Energy and environment top agenda for premiers in DC

The Canadian Press reports today that, "Seven Canadian premiers descend upon the U.S. capital this week for the winter meeting ...
Update on anti-Olympic protests

Update on anti-Olympic protests

Scott Harris February 13, 2010 It has been a full and varied couple of days of protests as the 2010 ...
It’s time to strengthen the grassroots movement for climate justice in communities across Canada

It’s time to strengthen the grassroots movement for climate justice in communities across Canada

Last night, I attended an event hosted by the Toronto Climate Campaign. It featured panelists giving first hand analysis of ...
This is what democracy should look like!

This is what democracy should look like!

When I told my Spanish class that the government in Uruguay had gotten rid of private water services, the teacher ...
Health Canada forgoes safety assessment of new Monsanto/Dow GE corn

Health Canada forgoes safety assessment of new Monsanto/Dow GE corn

Health Canada is proving itself useless yet again, this time by refusing to assess the safety of a new a ...
SPP dismantled but some working groups live on (and website getting an overhaul)

SPP dismantled but some working groups live on (and website getting an overhaul)

Friends in the U.S. tell us the Security and Prosperity Partnership has been dismantled, according to one Commerce Department official ...