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Letting corporations sue governments protecting the environment is no way to solve the water crisis | May 28 2015 | Maude Barlow, Meera Karunananthan | Investor-state dispute settlement mechanisms enable corporations to sue governments for hundreds of millions of dollars when policies aimed at protecting the environment threaten corporate profits.
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With an election in sight, Harper budges a millimetre on pensions | May 28 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Stephen Harper has long been against any expansion of the mandatory CPP/QPP system. Until a few days ago he even opposed allowing increased voluntary contributions. But now there's an election coming.
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As corporate charity replaces social programs, where are governments? | May 28 2015 | Stephen Kimber | Corporations are turning important social concerns into marketing campaigns for profit. Why are private companies seemingly able to do what our governments no longer can?
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Is anyone seriously surprised Alberta’s books might be in worse shape than we were told? | May 28 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The Notley Government unquestionably won a mandate to start fixing the problems left by generations of PCs, and that includes taxes and royalties.
politics
May 28 2015
What lead to the Nova Scotia NDP's fall from power in 2013? In this revealing text, Howard Epstein suggests the path to defeat was set well before the party's 2009 victory.
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May 21 2015
Can spoken word change the world? Sun Belt are hoping so as their new genre-defying book 'Cabalcor' takes a deep look at the ramifications of the tar sands.
Indigenous Rights
May 14 2015
In spring 2013, after years of actions against the threat of fracking in New Brunswick, the Elsipogtog First Nation became the focus of resistance. Read Miles Howe's account of this action.

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Why is Canada Post still ending door-to-door delivery despite huge profits?

Canada Post says it can't afford to back down on its plan to eliminate door-to-door delivery, despite making millions in profits.

The profits are attributed to an increase in the price of postage and increase in parcel traffic because of online shopping.

Why is Canada Post still ending door-to-door delivery despite huge profits?

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