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B.C. Supreme Court rules in favour of tent city residents

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After a three week wait, B.C. Supreme Court judge Chief Justice Christopher Hinkson ruled in favour of Victoria's Super InTent City on Tuesday and refused to grant an injunction to the Province of B.C. to remove the camp's residents.

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McGill budges slightly under pressure from fossil fuel divestment campaign

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Student group Divest McGill and its supporters have been steadily applying pressure on McGill University to divest from fossil fuels since its Board of Governors votes against divestment on March 23. The group quickly developed a list of three demands and the university ceded some headway within a week.

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B.C. now has the lowest minimum wage in Canada

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Today the province of B.C. acquires an all-new claim to fame: having the lowest minimum wage in Canada.

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Youth-led environmental movement seeks climate justice in Canada

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This weekend in Edmonton, A.B., over 500 people from diverse backgrounds will come together to build a movement for climate and environmental justice. The youth-led gathering is called PowerShift Alberta and highlights the importance of engaging young people in discussions and plans for combatting climate change.

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Divest McGill occupies administration office over decision to keep fossil fuel investments

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This morning, Tuesday March 29, the group Divest McGill has occupied McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier's office reception area. The action is in response the decision last week of McGill's Board of Governors to stay invested in fossil fuel companies.

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'Project Guardian' raids on caregivers leads to calls for immigration reform

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'We want to be believed': Survivors and allies speak out after Ghomeshi verdict

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On Thursday night in Toronto, allies and survivors gathered on the steps of Old City Hall to support victims of sexual violence.

The rally and march was organized by several Toronto-based groups, including the Centre for Women and Trans People at Ryerson University, the Canadian Federation of Students and Interval House, in response to the verdict in the Jian Ghomeshi trial delivered Thursday morning.

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Supporters stand in solidarity with sexual assault survivors after Ghomeshi verdict

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Exploitative practices of disabled workers persist across Canada

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McGill rejects fossil fuel divestment for second time

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McGill University announced on Wednesday that while fossil fuel investments represent social injury, the injury is not grave enough for McGill to consider divestment -- selling off its investments in fossil fuel corporations -- at any level.

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