Trade promoters say that there are always some winners and some losers in “free” trade agreements. But the more you learn about the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), the fewer benefits you see for Canadian families and communities. Instead, we will be “giving” while corporations are “taking.”
In December 2015, the world gathered in Paris, France for COP 21, the United Nations Conference on Climate Change. This historic gathering was an important moment for the nations of the world to truly and meaningfully come to an agreement to seriously reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Expectations were high.
This guide provides important information that can help you find out where you can vote, how to register as a voter and what ID you will need.
It’s time for change. By building a movement of committed voters we can create a path to a different future. If we want genuine change this federal election, thousands of us from coast to coast to coast need to speak up, stand up, and show up. The Ballot Box Toolkit will give you ideas of things you can do to bring about change in your community this election.
TransCanada is proposing to build the Energy East pipeline, which would ship 1.1 million barrels of crude per day from the Alberta-based tar sands (or oil sands) to New Brunswick. The Energy East project is the largest tar sands pipeline proposed yet. It would be larger than any existing pipeline in Canada.
This guide provides important information that can help youth decide what riding to vote in, how to register as a voter, what ID they will need, where they can vote, and why they should vote.
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Politics affect all of us. The government you choose will make decisions that will affect your student loans and debt, your job opportunities, your taxes, and more. Have your say. It’s time for change – and it starts with you.
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On October 19 Canadians will go to the polls to elect a government that represents our values. By putting pencil to paper, you’ll join people across Canada to vote for the candidate and the political party you think will best lead our country.
Written by Maude Barlow, Broken Covenant tells the story of “a government bent on forever changing the relationship between our elected officials and the citizens it represents.” Thorough and accessible, this 32-page report is a critical tool for any and all Canadians who insist that this country reflects their needs and interests.