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The Progressive Economics Forum: A Petition of Academics Against the CCPA Audit

A guest blog post from Mario Seccareccia and Louis-Philippe Rochon.

After learning that the Canada Revenue Agency is auditing the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on the grounds that it allegedly engages in politically partisan, biased and one-sided research activity, a number of university professors have drawn up an open letter asking the Minister of . . . → Read More: The Progressive Economics Forum: A Petition of Academics Against the CCPA Audit

Politics and its Discontents: A Petition Worth Your Consideration

Don Aitken has started a petition on the Care2petition site calling on the government to stop politicizing Canada’s Election Act.

Given the abuses inherent in the Fair Elections Act, about which I have written several times, I hope you will consider signing it.

Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: A Petition Worth Your Consideration

The Canadian Progressive: Shareholders and users ask Google to disclose political spending, leave U.S. Chamber of Commerce

By: Public Citizen | Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 5 – What: Press conference on Thursday, the day of Google Inc.’s annual shareholder meeting, led by consumer groups and shareholders, who will call on Google to institute a policy to disclose its political spending and end its membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Groups of . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Shareholders and users ask Google to disclose political spending, leave U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Canada, immigration raids and deportations are not entertainment!

It was revealed last month that Vic Toews, Canada’s Public Safety Minister, approved the raid, carried out for the Canada Border Services Agency’s reality television series.After the revelation, the BC Civil Liberties Association filed a formal complaint with the federal Privacy Commissioner on behalf of the migrant worker who was filmed. “Federal […]

The post . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Canada, immigration raids and deportations are not entertainment!

The Canadian Progressive: PETITION: British Crown Must Honour Canada-First Nations Treaties, Revoke Bill C-45, And Fire Harper & GG

Dear British Crown: honour Canada-First Nations treaties, revoke Bill C-45, and immediately fire Prime Minister Harper and Governor General Johnston: Please sign the PETITION: British Crown Must Honour Canada-First Nations Treaties, Revoke Bill C-45 now! Petition text: On the 28th January 2013, just 6 hours before the Canadian Parliament resumes in Ottawa, one of the . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: PETITION: British Crown Must Honour Canada-First Nations Treaties, Revoke Bill C-45, And Fire Harper & GG

Canadian Progressive: No Stevie Wonder for the Israel Defense Forces

High-impact anti-Israeli apartheid online activism by peace makers around the world forced Stevie Wonder to cancel his planned performance for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). The American singer, songwriter, and activist had been scheduled to perfo… . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive: No Stevie Wonder for the Israel Defense Forces

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Stop PM Harper’s FIPA Sell Out Of Canadian Democracy: PETITION

Canada’s petro-Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, is about to sell the soul of Canadian democracy to the Chinese. His Conservative majority government is about to sign the so-called Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Act (FIPA) with China…. . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Stop PM Harper’s FIPA Sell Out Of Canadian Democracy: PETITION

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Malala Yousafzai Honoured With Global Day Of Action

A Taliban gunman shot her as she made her way home from school in Pakistan. She survived the assassination attempt and is now recovering at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital hospital in the UK. Today, Malala Yousafzai has become the symbol … . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Malala Yousafzai Honoured With Global Day Of Action

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Harper must kick Conservative MP Rob Anders out of office: Canadians

Here’s your chance to engage in the noble task of cleansing Canadian politics of incompetent, offensive and bigoted politicians. The likes of Conservative MP Rob Anders. Hundreds of Canadians have signed a petition by Calgary native Harris Kirshenbaum calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the government of Canada to kick the controversial Calgary West . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Harper must kick Conservative MP Rob Anders out of office: Canadians

Canadian Progressive: PETITION: Mayor of Kelowna Must Rescind Anti-abortion Proclamation

This petition is sponsored by the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada / Coalition pour le droit à l’avortement au Canada. It calls on Walter Gray, the Mayor of Kelowna, B.C., to rescind his recent proclamation of September 23-30, 2012, as the “Protect Human Life Week”. Dear Mayor Walter Gray, The signatories to this letter object . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive: PETITION: Mayor of Kelowna Must Rescind Anti-abortion Proclamation

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Liberal Party Petition: No More Omnibus Bills, Harper

The just-concluded Parliamentary session witnessed “serious abuses of power by the Harper Conservatives” through the use of two omnibus bills “that are radically changing Canada”: crime Bill C-10 and Budget Bill C-38. Please Go HERE to sign and share the Liberal Party of Canada’s petition against this abuse of power by Harper and the Conservatives.

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CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Dogwood Initiative: Political Hardball Against Harper, Enbridge

We’re sending this e-mail because we want to make one thing crystal clear.

Despite the best efforts of Canada’s federal government to fast track oil tanker and pipeline projects, we’re closer to stopping them than we’ve ever been. We’ve got a plan to play political hardball that can finish the job, and you are a . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Dogwood Initiative: Political Hardball Against Harper, Enbridge

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: PETITION: Obert Madondo’s Canada crime Bill C10 hunger strike

Friends of Obert are pleased to announce the petition for Obert Madondo’s ongoing crime Bill C10 hunger strike. Hosted on Change.org, the petition is titled: PM Harper, Parliament of Canada: Fulfill Obert’s Bill C10 hunger strike demands NOW! Your support … Continue reading →

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CANADIAN POLITICS: DEFEND OUR SOCIAL HOUSING: True to form our present federal Conservative government is quite content to see funding for “social housing” (co-op, non-profit and public housing) gradually wither away as the following article demonstrates. The Harperites must be particularily happy that this is a trend inherited from previous Liberal administrations and that . . . → Read More: Molly’sBlog: Molly’sBlog 2012-03-20 21:49:00

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CANADIAN POLITICS TORONTO: KEEP THE SCHOOL HOUSE SHELTER OPEN: Here’s another callout from down Ontario way and the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP). This is an appeal and petition to keep a downtown homeless shelter open. Here’s the story: &&&&&&&&&&&&&&& Hello everyone, The fight for the School House Shelter and services AND housing in . . . → Read More: Molly’sBlog: Molly’sBlog 2012-03-10 00:16:00