A Different Point of View....: Network formed to take on Harper not living up to its potential

Ever since Stephen Harper took over in Ottawa seven years ago, Canada has needed a strong and powerful social/political movement to stop, or at least slow down, the many destructive measures being carried out by the Conservatives. Finally, in September, 2012, Common Causes, a loosely-knit network of more than 50 groups from the non-governmental sector ...

A Different Point of View....: Network formed to take on Harper not living up to its potential

Ever since Stephen Harper took over in Ottawa seven years ago, Canada has needed a strong and powerful social/political movement to stop, or at least slow down, the many destructive measures being carried out by the Conservatives. Finally, in September, 2012, Common Causes, a loosely-knit network of more than 50 groups from the non-governmental sector ...

The Canadian Progressive: CUPE Alberta to support ‘Common Causes’

by CUPE | Jan. 29, 2013: EDMONTON – The President of the Alberta Division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees has pledged her support for ‘Common Causes’ a network of progressive activists looking for a change in direction on Aboriginal, environmental and democratic issues in Canada. “We can’t fight poverty without looking at the ...

The Canadian Progressive: “Common Causes” launches with actions in 25 Canadian cities, support for Idle No More

New social movement assembly launches to take on the Harper agenda by Council of Canadians | Jan. 28, 2013: OTTAWA – Community actions are being held in 25 cities across Canada today to step up the opposition to Stephen Harper’s agenda. Community members will gather as part of the launch of Common Causes, a new collaboration of Canadians to defend ...

The Canadian Progressive: New social movement assembly launches to take on the Harper agenda

Common Causes to hold solidarity actions across the country by Council of Canadians | Jan 24, 2013 On January 28, when Parliament resumes, the Harper agenda will face an unprecedented assembly of social movements uniting in Common Causes. The new people’s network is working with progressive partners, including Idle No More, to achieve a common goal: to ...