Environmental Law Alert Blog: Three New Year’s resolutions for the Earth

Monday, January 6, 2014 The beginning of the year is a good time for planning, setting goals.  And with 2014 shaping up to be an important year for environmentally minded Canadians, here, briefly, are our top 3 resolutions for the coming year. The beginning of the year is a good time for planning, setting goals.  ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Gutting Canada’s environmental laws = increased litigation

Thursday, December 6, 2012 Almost a year ago, Natural Resources Minister, Joe Oliver, made an unfounded accusations that environmental organizations were adopting "a quintessential American approach:  sue everyone and anyone to delay the project even further."  Now, one year later, it's become clear that the government's attack on Canada's environmental laws are forcing environmental, and ...

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Budget Bill C-38: Canadian MPs, Citizens, Tweet Their Frustrations

For an incredible 24 hours, Canadian opposition MPs held up the passage of Stephen Harper and the Conservative government’s draconian budget Bill C-38. They forced votes on more than 800 proposed amendments to the 425-page behemoth. In the end the Conservatives torpedoed every opposition amendment, to score a dubious, dictatorship-style 159-0 “victory”. The tweets below ...

Pop The Stack: A Vigil for Our Budget

Tonight, today, right now, MPs are in parliament for an unprecedented marathon of voting on proposed changes and deletions to the omnibus budget bill C-38. If you’ve been sleeping under a rock for the past couple weeks or just don’t find Canadian politics that riveting…then I don’t understand you, but that doesn’t matter just get ...

Pop The Stack: A Vigil for Our Budget

Tonight, today, right now, MPs are in parliament for an unprecedented marathon of voting on proposed changes and deletions to the omnibus budget bill C-38. If you’ve been sleeping under a rock for the past couple weeks or just don’t find Canadian politics that riveting…then I don’t understand you, but that doesn’t matter just get ...

bastard.logic: Black Out Speak Out