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May Day 2016: Support protesters in Montreal | May 2 2016 | Demand an independent investigation of the police response to May Day protesters and support their demands.
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Taking action to end homelessness | May 1 2016 | BC and Toronto have had a record number of homeless deaths in 2014 and disturbing numbers in 2015. Act to stand up now
Photo: Parkdale libararians Miranda Huska and Portia Dodds in action
Toronto library workers fight against austerity as strike looms | Apr 29 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Library workers prepare for a looming strike deadline on Monday May 2 as key issues like job security and funding are negotiated this weekend. Teuila Fuatai spoke with two workers about the situation.
An economics lesson for Rachel Notley | Apr 27 2016 | Scott Vrooman | The premier's claim that the Leap Manifesto isn't economically "pragmatic" fails to recognize that there can't be a sustainable economy without a healthy planet.
Photo: Chris Schwarz/Premier of Alberta/flickr
Rachel Notley asks Justin Trudeau to show leadership | Apr 26 2016 | Duncan Cameron | Rachel Notley wants to know why "we're acting like a bunch of villages as opposed to a nation." There is a leadership role for Ottawa and Justin Trudeau needs to recognize it.
The Future Of Green - Special 500th Episode Edition
The future of green: Special 500th episode edition | Apr 25 2016 | Daryn Caister | Our guest this week is show regular Tim Nash the Sustainable Economist, who joins us to talk about his groundbreaking research into global green investment.
Trans Pacific Partnership undermines Canadian cultural policy | Apr 21 2016 | Redeye Collective | A new study on the TPP questions why Canada allowed countries like Japan and the United States to significantly weaken protection for Canadian culture.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
On Earth Day, look -- then Leap | Apr 21 2016 | John Dilllon | How might Canadians celebrate Earth Day? My suggestion is that we all carefully read the Leap Manifesto: A Call for Canada Based on Caring for the Earth and One Another.
Not Rex: Panama Papers outrage can make fair taxes possible | Apr 20 2016 | Humberto DaSilva | It's the battle of the taxes! While the rich avoid taxes and stash millions off shore, the rest of us are wondering what gives and what can we do?
A community challenging racial profiling in stores | Apr 20 2016 | Scott Neigh | Pastor Lennett Anderson and Ann Divine talk about one community's challenge to both a specific case and the broader issue of consumer racial profiling.
Photo: Chambre des Députés/flickr
Signing trade deals does not amount to promoting trade | Apr 19 2016 | Jim Stanford | If trade deals are the key to trade success, why is it that the more of them we implement, the worse our trade becomes? Perhaps the deals are doing more harm than good.
Saudi Arabia Smarter Than Canada?
Is Saudi Arabia smarter than Canada? | Apr 18 2016 | Daryn Caister | Angela Bischoff from the OCAA joins us at the top of the show to discuss some news and also talk about the complete waste of money (not to mention huge public safety hazard) Pickering nuclear plant.

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Canadians for Tax Fairness
Canadian money flowing to tax havens at all time high
In the span of a single year, CAD $40 billion flowed to the top 10 tax havens –- an all-time high. Tax havens now hold at least $270 billion of Canadian corporate money, mostly untaxed.

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