The Federal Court has nuked the Conservatives effort to stop the courts from hearing a legal challenge to some of the results of the 2011 federal election. With the support of The Council of Canadians, individuals in seven of the more than 40 affected ridings legally challenged the results under the Canada Elections Act. In . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Harper Conservatives Lose Robocalls Fraud Court Challenge
After three major spills in Alberta occurred over the span of one month, questions are surfacing regarding the integrity of the province’s aging pipeline infrastructure. Last week, a collective of more than 50 organizations from Alberta called upon Premier Alison Redford to initiate an independent inquiry of pipeline safety.
In . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Albertans Seek Pipeline Safety Investigation, Launch Spill Tipline