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Marking the start of the Anthropocene -- the age of humans | Mar 27 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | Is human impact on Earth sufficient to leave a permanent mark on the geological record? The term "Anthropocene" has already come into widespread use for our new human-dominated geological epoch.
Image: Proposed Squamish LNG Plant on the Howe Sound's western shore. Image borr
Why the Woodfibre LNG terminal in B.C. must be stopped | Mar 26 2015 | Emma Lui | On Monday, the Council of Canadians made a submission to the B.C. Environment Assessment Office calling on the B.C. government to reject the Woodfibre LNG project.
Quebec students launch anti-austerity, pro-environment 'social strike' and movement | Mar 25 2015 | Roger Annis | Police in Quebec City and Montreal attacked student protests on the evening of March 24. In Quebec City, 274 were arrested!74 people! See news of that further below.
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The Right to Be Cold: Sounding the alarm on climate change in the North | Mar 24 2015 | Naomi Klein | In her new memoir "The Right to Be Cold," Sheila Watt-Cloutier summarizes the devastating impacts of oil and gas extraction on Arctic communities.
Photo: European Parliament/Pietro Naj-Oleari/flickr
Could CETA mean genetically modified apples from Canada exported to Europe? | Mar 24 2015 | Brent Patterson | There is a process within CETA that would promote regulatory harmonization and address non-tariff barriers that could allow the export of genetically modified apples into Europe.
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Voting yes: Urban development on the line in Vancouver transit referendum | Mar 24 2015 | Kathryn Mandell | If Vancouver votes "yes" in the transit referendum will the more comprehensive plan actually serve the people who need it?
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Who says a better world is impossible? | Mar 24 2015 | David Suzuki | We simply must do more to shift away from fossil fuels and, despite what the naysayers claim, we can. We can even get partway there under our current systems.
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Vancouver transit referendum: If no vote wins, what is Plan B? | Mar 23 2015 | Marvin Shaffer | A no vote would undoubtedly set the region back in the planning and implementation of new transit and public transportation infrastructure. But it doesn't have to be the disaster many suggest.
Photo: Bert Kaufmann, Flickr Creative Commons, Drought
This World Water Day, a recovery plan is more important than ever | Mar 22 2015 | Maude Barlow | Twenty-two years ago, the UN General Assembly declared March 22 to be World Water Day. In a world facing a severe and growing water crisis without a roadmap, this day is more important than ever.
Thousands around the world celebrate spring by going meatless for a day | Mar 21 2015 | John Bonnar | Members of a Toronto animal rights group dished out free vegan treats to University of Toronto (U of T) students during the lunch hour on Friday.
National Energy Board investigates TransCanada over pipeline safety-code violations | Mar 20 2015 | Brent Patterson | The company behind the proposed Energy East pipeline is being investigated by the National Energy Board.

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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...
Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois donates G-G prize to group fighting TransCanada pipeline Unionist said... His prize was $25,000, and the total right now is $185,186 $204,298!! GND is my hero. He never sold...
The struggle for Burnaby Mountain epaulo13 said... Dramatic arrest of Kinder Morgan protesters met with defiance and pride (VIDEOS) Brigette DePape, a...
Conservative Cabinet to ratify Canada-China FIPA, with the Liberals cheering them on. Brachina said...  Biggest surprise about that vote is that there is still a Bloc ;p in
Mt. Polley mine disaster -- Imperial Metals tailings pond rupture kropotkin1951 said... I have been following the story on the Tyee since it broke. They have published many good in depth...
Heatwave! Mr.Tea said... Toronto is brutal today as well. Hudmid as can be and they say we could get thunderstorms later in

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Is there a need to create a broad and vague definition of terrorism that police and CSIS may one day use to label organizations a "criminal threat" to Canada's economy or "infrastructure?"

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