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UN Human Rights Committee criticizes Harper government | Aug 4 2015 | Edward C. Corrigan | A wake-up call for Canada: the UN Human Rights Committee subjects the Harper government to severe criticism over its shortcomings. Read a detailed analysis here.
Photo essay: #UnistotenHeals rally to protect Unist'ot'en land | Aug 1 2015 | Lenée Son | The #UnistotenHeals rally was held on July 30, in protest of recent attempts by RCMP to force their way into unceded Unist'ot'en territory and the murder of James Daniel McIntyre.
This week in progressive film: Bikes vs. Cars | Jul 31 2015 | Amira Elghawaby | Opening tonight in Toronto, Bikes vs.Cars takes on our chosen modes of transportation from Bogota to Toronto. Should you watch? Find out here.
It's time for Canada to rethink our water policy -- This week's blogs roundup | Jul 31 2015 | Lenée Son | This week’s blogs roundup includes posts on Universities Canada and Palestine, Unist'ot'en Camp, Rouge Park, and Harper being a bust as per usual!
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Dear Mr. Harper: About that poll... | Jul 30 2015 | Susan Wright | When a poll asks if you'd be fussed by an early election, there's a good chance it's from the Harper camp.
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Plight of the bumblebee | Jul 29 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | The phrase "plight of the bumblebee" has been used to describe the dramatic population declines in many North American bee species. What's driving bee extinction and what can be done to stop it?
Good food is never cheap and cheap food is never good | Jul 29 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Consider the political, social, economic and environmental impacts your food purchases have today and for generations to come.
Photo by Aviva Cohen via James Schwartz/flickr
Cycling in Toronto: Why it sucks | Jul 29 2015 | Laura Brightwell | Bikers are losing their lives in Toronto and no one seems to care.
Water everywhere, Canadian policy nowhere | Jul 29 2015 | Maude Barlow | The UN says water is a human right, Canada says it's a corporate free-for-all.
Photo: Steven Storm/flickr
The massive Nexen oil spill and the illusion of safety | Jul 28 2015 | Adam Scott | An important reminder of how misleading the oil industry's promises about safety are.
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Drinking from the river at the Unist'ot'en Camp | Jul 28 2015 | Emma Lui | At the sixth annual Unist'ot'en Camp, a diversity of people met to discuss how we could lend solidarity to the Unist'ot'en people fighting numerous oil and gas pipelines on their territory.
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Rouge Park deserves the same protection as other Canadian parks | Jul 28 2015 | David Suzuki | Because Rouge legislation falls short of provincial, national and international standards for protected areas, opposition parties have opposed it, as have Canada's leading environmental groups.

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Pemberton Music Festival visitors left B.C. campground covered in garbage Todrick of Chatsworth said... Pemberton Music Festival visitors left B.C. campground covered in garbage  http://www.cbc.ca/...
Soil Doug Woodard said... We're treating our soil like dirt. It's a fatal mistake... - Monbiot: http://gu.com/p/47vg4/sbl...
Environmental Defence rates the parties on climate change mark_alfred said... From the site: Quote:The scorecard shows that the NDP is promising the most ambitious carbon...
ITUC calls global union climate summit (Paris 2015) NDPP said... Capitalism Threatens All Life on the Planet http://dissidentvoice.org/2015/05/capitalism-threatens-...
Investment tip: Green Energy Rikardo said... Rght on. I read that most of the new investment is wind or sun. But regulation is important. in
Québec: Manifeste pour un élan global Unionist said... Here it is - and I think I'll quote it in full! But go to the website if you wish to sign the...
Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...
RCMP call "anti-petroleum movement" a growing security threat jas said... Yes, this is more likely what the "anti-terrorism" bill is actually about. http://www....
Announcing Beat The Raid: New Source for Info on Anti-Pipelines Graffiti Raid and Repression NDPP said... Thank you to all that struggle and goodspeed to victory! in sol and res in


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Herbert River Paddle

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B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
BCGEU stands with First Nations to oppose Site C dam
"Site C is the wrong choice for British Columbia. The project is not needed: there are better alternatives," says BCGEU president Stephanie Smith.

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