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Today's smokey skies are a consequence of inaction on climate change | Jul 7 2015 | Peter Prontzos | Remember, it was this government that decided that Canada would back out of the Kyoto Accord, which required that signatory countries make minor reductions in their release of greenhouse gases.
Photo: Megan Devlin
Labour speaks out about jobs, justice and the climate | Jul 6 2015 | Ella Bedard | Labour played a major role at Sunday's March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. Here's what some labour activists had to say.
Calgary wants jobs, justice, and climate action now | Jul 6 2015 | Aiyana Lauridsen | This weekend kicked off the Stampede in Calgary and the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. Activists in Calgary took to the streets to let Canada's politicians know they want climate justice.
Photo: Jane Fonda and Melina Laboucan-Massimo (Photo by Megan Devlin)
March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate over 10,000 strong | Jul 5 2015 | Megan Devlin | Climate action. Green jobs. Justice for marginalized communities. Ten thousand people were joined by celebrities like Jane Fonda and David Suzuki to demand leaders work for climate justice.
Photo: Flickr/Kwantlen Polytechnique University
Kwantlen Polytechnic University moving forward in partnership with Kinder Morgan | Jul 4 2015 | Lenée Son | Kwantlen Polytechnic University is moving forward in a partnership with Kinder Morgan to the dismay of students, faculty, Kwantlen First Nations, and community members.
'Roșia Montană exists because of mining': Cyanide, gold and Canadian capital in cash-strapped Romania | Jul 4 2015 | Raluca Bejan | This is how it works. There are 300 tonnes of gold here. They will sell to a bigger company and they will come and try again.
Photograph by Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images.
'People and Planet First': Naomi Klein on climate justice and a new economy | Jul 3 2015 | Naomi Klein | Naomi Klein delivered these remarks during a press conference introducing "People and Planet First: The Imperative to Change Course."
Photo: flickr/ Moyan Brenn
Two remarkable global victories deserve attention in Canada | Jul 3 2015 | Nick Fillmore | In the past week the IMF released a report admitting strong pro-capitalist policies don't work and a dutch judge sided with citizens to slash carbon emissions.
Photo: flickr/MilanIlnyckyj
Follow this weekend's mobilization for jobs, justice and the climate | Jul 3 2015 | rabble staff | This weekend, Canadians are rallying for jobs, justice and the climate. Time was, you'd have to wait to see the photos and read the news about the protest. Nowadays, you can follow the action here.
Photo: flickr/ BriYYZ
We need to keep Hydro One in public hands | Jul 2 2015 | Fred Hahn | Has Canada become a global laughing stock to the ever-growing numbers of people around the world who understand climate change requires action? Yep!
The Salt Plains of Wood Buffalo National Park, Northwest Territories, Canada ©20
Mikisew Cree First Nation applauds UNESCO decision on Wood Buffalo National Park | Jul 2 2015 | George Lessard | Wood Buffalo National Park was listed as a World Heritage Site over 30 years ago for its globally unique and important ecosystems.
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On July 5th, Get involved in the March for Jobs, Justice and the Planet | Jul 1 2015 | Learn how the contigents are organized, volunteer to help, carry the torch for Climate Justice...get involved!

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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
Megan Leslie Contender Adam T said... She's already one of the three deputy leaders. in
Cons reject heavy-truck sideguard bill Sineed said... I just drove the Windsor to Toronto corridor this past week and was heartened to see a lot of...

Events

Shelburne County
Sat, Jul 11, 2015
Bon Portage Island clean-up
Toronto
Tue, Jul 7, 2015
Theatre performance: 'The Watershed'
Yarmouth
Sat, Aug 15, 2015
Rare plant hike
Hants County
Sun, Sep 27, 2015
Herbert River Paddle

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Referendum results increase pressure on Metro Vancouver transit system
Without quick action from the federal and provincial governments, transit service across the entire Metro Vancouver region will suffer.

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