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A new danger descends on Canada

The Leap Manifesto continues to gain support as an alternative to the reckless fossil fuel agenda of premiers like British Columbia's Christy Clark and Saskatchewan's Brad Wall.

As a result, they've taken to attacking the Leap in increasingly strident tones. We say: Bring it on.

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WATCH: June 17 walk to protect Ottawa's sacred site

On June 17, Algonquin Elders invite you to a massive walk to protect the Asinabka sacred site at Chaudière Falls, Ottawa, also known as Akikodjiwan.

For over 200 years Anishnabe / Algonquin Elders of Ontario and Quebec have asked the Crown and later the Government of Canada that their Sacred Site be returned to their care.

In 2012 the ConservativegGovernment abandoned the promise of the return of the Sacred Site and encouraged private ownership and massive development.

In 2014 a letter of intent between the City of Ottawa, private industry and the NCC announced the building of condominiums and multiple businesses on the Sacred Islands. 

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Avi Lewis speaks in support of Grassy Narrows

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Almost half a century ago, a pulp and paper company dumped tons of mercury into the English Wabigoon River system in Northwestern Ontario.

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Watch: Stephen Lewis addresses the 2016 NDP convention

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Stephen Lewis delivered a rousing speech at the 2016 NDP convention. Watch it in full here.

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Watch: Black Lives Matter Toronto sit in turns violent after police involvement

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Black Lives Matter supporters and allies peacefully gathered for a sit in at Toronto police headquarters to protest the Andrew Loku decision and repeated anti-Black racism conducted by the City.

The peaceful protest turned violent when Toronto police became involved.

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Watch: Trudeau's Liberals could help save millions of lives

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An American pharmaceutical corporation is suing Canadian taxpayers for $500 million.

Why? Because the Canadian government rejected their patent applications, thus making more affordable versions of their medication available.

However, the Trans-Pacific Partnership will extend patents, allowing corporations to keep drug prices higher for longer.

We need to make sure Canada does not pass the TPP through Parliament.

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Take the Leap on February 29: A Google Hangout with Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, and more

No more small steps for the climate and economic justice movement: now is the time to leap. A conversation with Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis (This Changes Everything), Bill McKibben (350.org) and Asad Rehman (Friend of the Earth UK) and special guests.

Sponsored by rabble. leapyear2016.org  

Find out how you can take the Leap this February 29! 

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Music: Racism, power + privilege 101

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WATCH: Protecting the sacred Chaudière Falls site from 'Zibi' condos

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Speakers and musical performances in support of protecting the sacred Chaudière Falls site -- Akikodjiwan / Asinabka -- in Ottawa/Gatineau on unceded Algonquin territory. The area is under threat of planned condo-commercial development by Windmill Development Group Ltd in partnership with Dream Unlimited Corp.

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