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Grrr. Wildlife falls prey to our insatiable need for natural resources | Aug 27 2014 | Cara McKenna | If oil spills in Canada who will protect the wildlife? Certainly not the government! The recent Mount Polley Mine breach illustrates that when utilizing natural resources, wildlife is just in the way.
ClimateFast returns to Parliament Hill this fall | Aug 27 2014 | John Bonnar | ClimateFast calls upon every politician to pledge to work to put an end to fossil fuel subsidies, to put a price on carbon, and to develop a renewable energy plan for Canada.
The People's Climate March wants you to march, mobilize and make history | Aug 26 2014 | rabble staff | In September, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change. The People's Climate March will be there to change history.
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The Wilderness Committee celebrates as crude oil shipment plans derail | Aug 26 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | Activists in Manitoba celebrate as Omnitrax shelves crude oil shipping plans through the Port of Churchill.
Mount Polley: A wake-up call for Canada's mining industry | Aug 26 2014 | David Suzuki | Can we learn from the Mount Polley disaster, even in the face of unprecedented dismantling of Canada's environmental regulations and decreased funding for monitoring and enforcement?
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The dangers of deregulation extend beyond mining disasters | Aug 25 2014 | Iglika Ivanova | In the wake of the Mount Polley Mine spill, it's time to reconsider the dangers of deregulation more broadly and rebuild government's capacity to effectively protect the public interest.
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How progressives help erode Canada's progressive identity | Aug 22 2014 | Dante Ryel | Now is more important than ever for progressive Canadians to acknowledge that we play a pivotal role in our crumbling national progressive identity.
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Despite NEB approval of Line 9, opposition continues | Aug 21 2014 | Dave Vasey | The NEB approved the Line 9B reversal project, but that doesn't mean the campaign against it is over. This article provides an overview.
Laying groundwork for resisting tar sands pipelines in Quebec | Aug 20 2014 | Scott Neigh | Aurore Fauret and Lily Schwarzbaum talk about a month-long climate justice walk in Quebec that lay important groundwork for ongoing anti-pipeline mobilizations.
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Watch the book trailer for 'This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate' | Aug 20 2014 | rabble staff | In her most provocative book yet, Naomi Klein tackles the most profound threat humanity has ever faced: the war our economic model is waging against life on earth. Watch the trailer here.
GroundWire | August 18, 2014: pipelines, prisoners' justice and more | Aug 19 2014 | GroundWire | This is a special bilingual episode of GroundWire in English and French.
Steelworkers welcome Mount Polley mine spill investigation and inquiry | Aug 19 2014 | John Bonnar | Listen to an interview with United Steelworkers's Stephen Hunt, Director, District 3 – Western Canada, about the spill's impact on workers, local communities, First Nations and the environment.

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For the record: Correcting the environment minister’s comments on staff cuts
The BCGEU corrects the facts delivered by B.C. Environment minister Mary Polak on the Mt. Polley Tailings Pond disaster

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