On the second and final day of hearings on our injunction to stop the so-called Fair Elections Act, Harper government lawyers presented an unconvincing rebuttal.
Maude Barlow's blog
“This case is about the right to vote – the cornerstone of democracy.” With these words, lawyer Steven Shrybman opened day one of hearings against the Harper Conservatives’ “Fair” Elections Act.
We must not be fooled. California is the ‘canary in the coal mine.’ There is no place on earth that can be safe, secure or healthy in a world that is running out of water.
As the EU-U.S. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement vote was postponed in the European Parliament on June 10th, the European Union is on the precipice of a major decision. Lurking in the background is another key decision about the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
With every new Free Trade Agreement comes the promise of shiny new jobs and economic prosperity. CETA, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade agreement, is no different.
Canada's trade minister Ed Fast believes that the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) does not need to be renegotiated to address growing European concern about its investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provision.
As the world looks for innovative solutions to solve the rapidly worsening water crisis, two Salvadoran experts are touring Canada this week to promote a simple strategy that could save the public billions of dollars.
Premier Greg Selinger will be in Quebec City next week to discuss climate change with the other premiers. He'll face an important decision: Will he act on climate? Or will he support the Energy East pipeline?
Twenty-two years ago, the United Nations General Assembly declared March 22 to be World Water Day. In a world is facing a severe and growing water crisis without a roadmap, this day is more important than ever.
The Council of Canadians is opposed to Bill 18, British Columbia’s Water Sustainability Act.