The Council of Canadians has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale calling for the immediate end to deportation proceedings against UN Convention refugee Mohamed Harkat.
Dylan Penner's blog
You may have children or grandchildren who are worried about the future of our planet in the face of climate change.
The distressing reality is that we all have a lot to be concerned about when it comes to making sure Earth has a livable environment for current and future generations.
In Canada and the U.S., Thursday was a big day of big setbacks for Big Oil’s offshore drilling plans.
And it's no wonder. Offshore drilling poses serious risks to marine ecosystems, the climate, tourism, fisheries, and coastal communities, with the rewards going to large corporations like BP.
On Monday, March 25, I joined our Regional Organizer Mark Calzavara in Toronto at a conference on building the people power to stop the Ford government’s regressive plans for the province.
At the intersections of the climate crisis and the system that created it there is much work to be done. This is true in the sense that there are many more good jobs to be had in a just transition to a low carbon economy than there are in fossil fuel expansion. It's true in the sense that we have a lot of organizing to do to win a future that avoids the worst possible outcomes of the climate crisis.
These social media fails are just symptoms of a much deeper problem – a listless and desperate campaign run by a governing party past its best before date. And, as with any malady, you can't just treat the symptoms to cure it. Prescription? It’s time for change.
Three weeks into the 42nd federal election. At least 10 social media fails. It's not yet clear whether the Conservatives can keep up this blistering pace, but if they do we can expect at least 29 more #fails between now and Election Day. And no doubt, they will be spectacular.
It may seem like the fight to stop Bill C-51 has run its course since it recently passed in the House of Commons, but it's not a done deal yet.