The Council of Canadians has been working with Diane Orihel, a scientist fighting to stop Harper’s closure of the freshwater Experimental Lakes Area research program. An article in today’s Winnipeg Free Press profiles Diane and her inspiring campaign. That article also notes, “A poll commissioned by the Council of Canadians recently found three out of four Canadians oppose the cut to the ELA, including 60 per cent of people who intend to vote Conservative.” More here http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/scientist-takes-on-ottawa-to-try-to-save-ela-176075651.html. More at http://canadians.org/blog/?s=%22experimental+lakes+area%22.

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Brent Patterson

Brent Patterson is a political activist and writer. He has worked in solidarity with revolutionary Nicaragua, advocated for the rights of prisoners in jails and federal prisons, taken part in civil...