Activist Toolkit
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| A Small Investor Protection Association report on the world of financial advisors
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David Suzuki | Banks and advisers are warning clients about the dangers of fossil-fuel-related portfolios, noting climate agreements, government regulations, reduced demand and market volatility make them risky.
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Quebec Finance Minister Martin Coiteaux
Bertrand Schepper | Finance Minister Martin Coiteux congratulated himself on cutting close to 500 public service jobs since January 1. Is this a good strategy for encouraging investment?
RabbleTV
rabbleTV | While many trade unions, NGOs, and activists have embraced "responsible investment," others have not, and a substantial differentiation on the political left has emerged.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Michael Shuman is the author of a number of books, including most recently Local Dollars, Local Sense. Shuman says we our communities will be stronger and richer if we spend more at local businesses.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | A recent report says that a certain group of lawyers are drumming up business for their own firms by encouraging foreign investors to sue countries over changes in regulations.
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Elysia Petrone, Kyuwon Kim, Yasmin Parodi | Thousands of people have signed a petition launched by three recent university graduates asking Maclean's to include an ethical investment category in their annual Canadian Universities Report.
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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the UBCIC. (Photo: w2media.ca)
rabble staff | "Any further effort to ratify this agreement will adversely impact our inherent rights and territories forcing First Nations to take immediate legal action."
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Karl Nerenberg | After a brief flirtation with a strong human rights stance vis-à-vis China, the current Conservative Government in Ottawa seems to have fallen in love with the Chinese economic leviathan.
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Stuart Trew | Opposition continues to build against the Canada-China Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement (FIPA), which could become law as early as November 1.
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Mark Carney. Photo: Sebastian Derungs/World Economic Forum/Flickr
Keith Reynolds | When even the governor of the Bank of Canada is talking about inequality and the unfairness of privatizing gains and socializing losses, we know we have gone badly wrong in our economic thinking.
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Toby Sanger | Kudos to Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney for raising the profile of the over $500 billion Canadian corporations are holding in excess cash surpluses and not investing in the economy.