The Canadian Progressive: World Council of Churches Endorses Fossil Fuel Divestment

The fellowship of over 300 churches representing some 590 million people in 150 countries, this week endorsed fossil fuel divestment. The post World Council of Churches Endorses Fossil Fuel Divestment appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

The Canadian Progressive: United Church of Canada: Questions Being Asked about Corporate Executive Salaries

By: United Church of Canada | Press Release: TORONTO, April 8, 2013 – Shareholders at tomorrow’s annual meeting of the Bank of Nova Scotia will be hearing a thought-provoking challenge from at least one proxy holder who’s asking questions about the salaries earned by the bank’s top executives. William Davis is the retired […] The post United Church ...

Cowichan Conversations: Premiers Must Block Harper’s Sellout Of Our Sovereignty

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes – Political Blogger Never has a greater threat to our sovereignty faced Canadians than that which we face in PM Steve Harper’s secret China Investment Treaty. All  of Canada’s Premiers must join together and present a ‘United Front’ along with the Federal Liberals, NDP, Green Party and the Bloc to stop this attack on our ...

The Scott Ross: Liberals, No One Forgets The Common Refrain

You don’t spread a message by only saying it once. This Conservative government has created Canada’s largest deficits, the largest government and has spent more money than any other Canadian government before it. On the most important things people don’t just speak up and than sit back down smug that they changed the world. No, ...

THE FIFTH COLUMN: Ireland Bike Tour – Cycling Day 2, To The Burren Slide Show

Today we did a circle route through the remarkable Burren, a landscape that almost defies description, although parts of Ottawa’s Lime Kiln Trail with it’s underlying Limestone hints at it. And, of course it’s Ireland so there were more ruins. This was the second hardest climbing day of the tour. (select 720p to view in ...