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The Canadian Progressive: COP21: 140 Physicians Demand Bold Canadian Action Against Climate Change

More than 140 Canadian physicians and medical students have signed a letter demanding bold Liberal action on climate change after the COP21 conference. The post COP21: 140 Physicians Demand Bold Canadian Action Against Climate Change appeared first on … . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: COP21: 140 Physicians Demand Bold Canadian Action Against Climate Change

The Canadian Progressive: Harper blasted for pushing Kinder Morgan’s $5.4B oil pipeline

In a strongly worded letter, Lower Nicola Indian Band Chief Aaron L. Sam blasts Stephen Harper for pushing Kinder Morgan’s $5.4-billion oil pipeline, ignoring climate change.

The post Harper blasted for pushing Kinder Morgan’s $5.4B oil pipeline appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

The Canadian Progressive: Gaza Conflict: Letter From Norwegian Doctor Mads Gilbert

“Mr. Obama – do you have a heart?” asks Norwegian Dr. Mads Gilbert in this letter, which also describes the incomprehensible horror he’s currently witnessing in Gaza.

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The Canadian Progressive: 40 journalists protest plans to nuke CBC documentary team

40 journalists write to CBC President and CEO Hubert Lacroix and Executive Vice-President Heather Conway to protest plans to nuke the CBC documentary team.

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The Canadian Progressive: European Parliamentarians Ask President Obama To Free Bradley Manning

In this open letter to President Barack Obama and US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, European parliamentarians demand the immediate release of Bradley Manning.

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The Canadian Progressive: CBC threatens to take Harper Government to court over budget Bill C-60

The CBC is threatening to take the Harper Conservatives to court over their attempt to impose dictatorship-style control on the Crown corporation through budget Bill C-60.

The post CBC threatens to take Harper Government to court over budget Bill C-60 appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

The Canadian Progressive: 30 groups demand removal of Alberta Energy Regulator chair Gerry Protti

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Over 30 environmental, landowner, labour, rights and First Nation groups have written to Alberta Premier Alison Redford demanding the immediate removal of Gerry Protti, the new chair of the Alberta Energy Regulator. The groups argue that Protti “is not an appropriate choice to head the Alberta government’s Provincial . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: 30 groups demand removal of Alberta Energy Regulator chair Gerry Protti

The Canadian Progressive: 30 groups demand removal of Alberta Energy Regulator chair Gerry Protti

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Over 30 environmental, landowner, labour, rights and First Nation groups have written to Alberta Premier Alison Redford demanding the immediate removal of Gerry Protti, the new chair of the Alberta Energy Regulator. The groups argue that Protti “is not an appropriate choice to head the Alberta government’s Provincial . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: 30 groups demand removal of Alberta Energy Regulator chair Gerry Protti

The Canadian Progressive: Over 70 Community Groups Demand Cancellation of “Border Security” Reality TV Show

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Over 70 community groups have signed a letter demanding the immediate cancellation of anti-immigrant reality TV show, Border Security. The letter is addressed to Public Safety Minister Vic…

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The Canadian Progressive: Over 100 Canadian artists demand cancellation of anti-immigrant TV show “Border Security”

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Over 100 actors, directors, producers, directors, technicians and other cultural professionals have signed an open letter demanding the immediate cancellation of anti-immigrant TV series Border Security. The letter is addressed to National Geographic, Force Four Entertainment, Shaw Media, Global BC, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA), “and all . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Over 100 Canadian artists demand cancellation of anti-immigrant TV show “Border Security”

The Canadian Progressive: Canada Revenue Agency asks CBC to submit data on tax havens

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: The use of tax havens is at an all-time high in Canada and it’s costing Canadians an estimated $7.8 billion annually, the executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness, Dennis Howlett, recently said in his brief to the House of Commons Finance Committee. Now the Canada Revenue . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Canada Revenue Agency asks CBC to submit data on tax havens

The Scott Ross: Conservatives Bad At Selling Out

What’s worse than oil companies spending millions to buy off politicians? Oil companies getting them for free.

The oil sector is vital to Canada’s economy, but so are a lot of industries and you don’t see them drafting government policy. From the CBC:

A letter obtained by Greenpeace through access to information laws and . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Conservatives Bad At Selling Out

cartoon life: Cat from the jungle of your mind.

I’ve been playing in an iPad app called LetterMPress. The touch and manipulation controls are a bit fussy. The printing process is simulated too, and quite delightfully ignores whatever expediencies might evolve out of a purely digital process. Like printing class back in art school.

Filed under: art, design, digital, iPad Tagged: Cat, cats, . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Cat from the jungle of your mind.

The Scott Ross: Layton’s Last Words Were First Laurier’s

“Faith is better than doubt and love is better than hate.” – Sir Wilfrid Laurier, 1918 “Love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear.” – Jack Layton, 2011

A year after Jack Layton’s untimely passing, the presence of the former NDP Leader is still felt across Canada, ironically however it is . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Layton’s Last Words Were First Laurier’s

Canadian Progressive: Canadian Boy, 10, Crowns Dethroned Men’s 4×100 Olympics Relay Team

Elijah Porter of Newfoundland saw Canadian heroism even after the team lost its silver medal, and so he gave the athletes his own Timbits soccer medal.

Trashy's World: Gimme a L!

Hey! I got a letter! Cool! No one ever sends me letters anymore… now, let me see what’s… um… WTF???? Since this is a day that where the word “letter” will be used over and over today, and this week in the PS… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQaUs5J2wdI Other songs: Don’t Read The Letter E-Bow The Letter Heaven Is . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Gimme a L!