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Dear Ryan: Don't vote for Bill S-6 | Oct 31 2014 | Linda Leon | Please don't vote for regressive Bill S-6, "An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act and the Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface" -- Northerners deserve better.
Sean smells the flowers on the Great Climate March
When the act of doing speaks volumes: Notes from the Great Climate March | Oct 31 2014 | Cheryl McNamara | Joining the Great Climate March, I didn't expect to march into a fracking frontline. I wanted to understand what motivated a group of climate activists to undergo a gruelling test of endurance.
“Big Numbers” – Climate Change is Spooky | Oct 30 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Bring your scariest climate-change themed costume and get ready for a climate action "spook-tacle" at city hall.
Canadian lawyers and Chevron's court battle over environmental damage in Ecuador | Oct 30 2014 | Kirsten Iler, Pro Bono | Controversy erupted amongst Canadian lawyers when the Canadian Bar Association decided to intervene in a long-running case brought against Chevron by Indigenous peoples in Ecuador. Here's why.
Shin Imai, Justice and Corporate Accountability Project, Osgoode Hall Law School
'Cracks' in Canadian policy for overseas mining, evidence of an abyss | Oct 30 2014 | Jennifer Moore | The Inter American Human Rights Commission sees through gaping holes in Canada's strategy for its mining sector abroad.
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Surveillance of social movement groups increases under Harper government | Oct 29 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is concerned by the increasing pattern of surveillance under the Harper government of social movement groups, including our own organization.
The Museum of Canadian Human Rights Violations | Oct 29 2014 | Redeye Collective | When the waters of Shoal Lake were diverted to provide drinking water for the city of Winnipeg, the community of Shoal Lake 40 became an island, cut off from services and transportation.
More bad news for bees: The new 'F' word | Oct 28 2014 | David Suzuki | Federal regulators want to approve a new pesticide, flupyradifurone. That would be bad for bees and people. We need to stop contaminating the environment with neonics and other systemic pesticides.
Senior citizens: Take action on climate change now! | Oct 27 2014 | Anthony Ketchum, Peter Jones | What do you want your legacy to be? If senior citizens collectively told our elected representatives to take action on climate change that would be the world's greatest legacy.
The activist: Greenpeace co-founder Rod Marining shares his story | Oct 27 2014 | David Swanson | Greenpeace co-founder Rod Marining talks about his early activist years, establishing Greenpeace, fighting nuclear testing and Arctic oil drilling and the dangers he faced as a radical activist.
Education in the age of climate change | Oct 27 2014 | Lizanne Foster | We need to stop seeing environmental destruction and low wages as the only way to build a viable economy.
Need for right to healthy environment in Canada's Constitution | Oct 26 2014 | Redeye Collective | More than 110 countries recognize their citizens' right to a healthy environment. A recent report by Ecojustice argues that Canadians are in urgent need of the same right.

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