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More national medical associations join Canadians’ call on the Conservative government to respect the Federal Court’s refugee health care ruling, urge it to drop its “reckless appeal.”
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A new study reveals that Canada’s oil and gas companies could be penalized billions of dollars for their contribution to climate change.
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Activists led by the Council of Canadians have filed a Charter challenge to the Conservatives’ Fair Elections Act or Bill C-23 in the Ontario Superior Court.
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A new poll commissioned by the Council of Canadians reveals that an overwhelming majority of Canadians oppose fracking, support “a national moratorium on fracking until it is scientifically proven to be safe.”
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A group of doctors dedicated to strengthening and improving Canada’s universal publicly-funded health care system is urging the Conservatives to drop their appeal against the Federal Court’s recent ruling on refugee health care funding.
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More than 130 civil society organizations on both sides of the Atlantic have reiterated their continuing rejection of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement or CETA.
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The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the Canada-EU trade deal favours large multinational corporations and burdens consumers, the environment, and the greater public interest.
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In a letter supporting the People’s Climate March, 50 Canadian climate change and sustainability researchers warn that Canada is running a sustainability deficit.
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While Canada and the U.S. have the same official carbon reduction target, the U.S. is on track to meet its target while Canada continues to slide further and further behind.
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The Council of Canadians and Ottawa residents plan to swing by 24 Sussex to pick up PM Stephen Harper en route to NYC Climate March.
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More than 420 Canadian academics have written to the Minister of National Revenue demanding an immediate stop to the CRA’s audit of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
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The Council of Canadians is calling on the Commissioner of Canada Elections to re-open the investigation into the 2011 robocalls election fraud scandal.
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A new report by the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association says Harper’ mandatory minimum sentencing policies are failing to reduce crime while imposing staggering personal, social and financial costs on Canadians.
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With three major international climate change-focused meetings on the horizon, the climate movement returns to the international stage, argues Jim Shultz, the founder and executive director of The Democracy Center in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
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The Council of Canadians says TransCanada’s proposed Energy East tar sands pipeline is “a ticking bomb that threatens Canada’s precious waterways.”
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New report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives details eight key ways in which regulatory failure contributed to the Lac-Mégantic disaster.
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Conservative aide Michael Sona’s conviction does not resolve the issues surrounding the widespread electoral fraud perpetrated in the 2011 federal election, says Council of Canadians.
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The Alberta Federation of Labour says the Harper government gave companies the green light to underpay thousands of temporary foreign workers under the TFW program.
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by: Public Service Alliance of Canada | Posted Thu. Aug 13, 2014
August 12 is International Youth Day, a day endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999 in a resolution upon the recommendation by the World Conference of Minsters Responsible for Youth. This year’s theme is “Youth and Mental Health.”
The Public Service Alliance of Canada as a union has been a relentless advocate for youth welfare and employment, workplace health and safety – including mental health — and work-life balance. We are, therefore, in complete support of this year’s theme for International Youth (Read more…)
Here’s the transcript of former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s keynote speech to the Broadbent Institute’s first annual Progress Summit, held March 28-30 in Ottawa.
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In open letter, 690 academics, community leaders decry the “callous devaluation of Palestinian life” by the Canadian government and federal party leaders, urge condemnation of the continuing violation of international law in Gaza.
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Rights group says Canadian party leaders’ unequivocal support of Israel a betrayal of Canadian values, demonstrates “no nuance of understanding of the broader situation between Israel, Gaza and the Palestinians.”
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