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CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE: Recovered: Canadian Progressive World Blog

The news is good! I’ve fully restored my blog, Canadian Progressive World, home of the provocative, unapologetic, activism-oriented and globally-conscious Canadian progressive! The blog was hacked Friday night after I published this story linking Enbridge executive J. Richard Bird to the unveiling lucrative Bill C-10 prisons project: “Enbridge executive’s company awarded first crime Bill C-10 $38.5-million prison project“. In addition to your views, shares and other interactions, dozens of progressive blogs and other publications picked up the story. The story has received tremendous attention on the Internet and social media in the last 48 hours. A few . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE: Recovered: Canadian Progressive World Blog

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Private prison companies look to Canada as industry faces lawsuits in US

US states are beginning to rely less on privately run prisons, but Canada may be a land of opportunity for the two biggest firms

By: BILBO POYNTER | The Guardian

US private prison firms are targeting Canada for fresh opportunities as pressure builds at home on the troubled multi-billion dollar industry from human rights groups and legal actions, and as more states look to scale back their reliance on them.

Two of the biggest operators in an industry once regarded as recession-proof, Geo Group and Management and Training Corporation (MTC), have been lobbying various government departments in the Canadian capital,

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CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Canada Bill C10 hunger strike update: Ottawa Hydro has cut me off

I feel as though I’ve been wrenched from the light of the world and exiled to the heart of darkness. My friends, I just want to let you all know that we’ll not be able to stay as connected as … Continue reading →