Bill Longstaff: Canada strikes out as a progressive nation

There was a time—long, long ago—when Canada had a reputation in the world as a progressive nation. Well … not so long ago actually. Only eight years in fact. It just seems like a long time. Now, in at least three areas we have joined the ranks of the reactionaries, we have three strikes against ...

350 or bust: Fossils In Harper Government Recognized In Doha

Yes, it’s the annual UN Climate negotiations, which means that it’s time for Canada to start receiving its Fossil awards.  This comes as no surprise to any Canadians who pay attention to what our current federal government is up to in Ottawa these days. It’s clear that they are dinosaurs in every sense of the ...

350 or bust: Canada’s Ethical Oil – Why Stop There?

As the COP 18 climate talks continue in Doha this week, this video is a good reminder of why Canada has been the winner of Consecutive Fossil of the Year Awards from 2006 – present. Fossil Of The Year awards go to “the country who has done the most to disrupt or undermine the UN ...