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The Disaffected Lib: Will British Columbia be the Last Pacific Jurisdiction to Legalize Pot?

Washington took recreational marijuana off the state criminal books two years ago.  Last night voters in Alaska and Oregon followed suit.  California is expected to do the same in 2016.

Imagine.  British Columbia, the province once known for “B.C. Bud”, could be the last jurisdiction on the Pacific Coast to have a criminal prohibition against . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Will British Columbia be the Last Pacific Jurisdiction to Legalize Pot?

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: Opposition hoping for a sequel to Air Redford… Air Prentice

TweetThe long-summer of 2014 has begun in Alberta politics. With little substantial policy ideas to dispute or debate, Alberta’s opposition parties have set their sights on Progressive Conservative leadership front-runner Jim Prentice (if this continues, Thomas Lukaszuk and Ric McIver are going to start feeling left out). Hoping to tie Mr. Prentice to frequent-flying former . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Opposition hoping for a sequel to Air Redford… Air Prentice

The Canadian Progressive: “Forward on Climate”: 35 0000 March on Washington for Climate Action

By Sierra Club | Feb. 17, 2013: Washington, D.C. – Today, during President’s Day weekend, more than 35,000 people are marching to the President’s doorstep to support immediate action to contain climate change. People from more than 30 states across the country whose land, homes and health are being threatened by the climate crisis, as . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: “Forward on Climate”: 35 0000 March on Washington for Climate Action

The Canadian Progressive: Forward On Climate Rally, Washington D.C., Feb 17: Twitter Stream

Forward on Climate Rally, Washington D.C., Feb 17: Twitter Stream Tweets by @ClimateForward The Canadian Progressive recommends: HISTORY: #ForwardOnClimate Rally in Washington, D.C., Feb. 17 Canada’s tar sands are the fifth largest climate threat in the world Grammy-award winning rapper Eve to perform at Forward On Climate rally

The Canadian Progressive: Forward On Climate Rally, Washington D.C., Feb 17: PHOTOSTREAM

Forward On Climate Rally, Washington D.C., Feb 17: PHOTOSTREAM The Canadian Progressive recommends: HISTORY: #ForwardOnClimate Rally in Washington, D.C., Feb. 17  

The Canadian Progressive: Grammy-award winning rapper Eve to perform at Forward On Climate rally

By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 15, 2013: Grammy-award winning rapper Eve to perform at Forward On Climate rally in Washington D.C., Sunday, Feb 17, according the Sierra Club, one of the organizations leading and supporting the event. The details: What: Grammy-award winning rapper Eve and popular NY turntablist DJ Kalkutta will perform . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Grammy-award winning rapper Eve to perform at Forward On Climate rally

gay persons of color: Video: Orthodox Jewish rabbi marries gay couple

In what is being reported as an historical first, Steve Greenberg, an openly-gay American rabbi ordained by the Orthodox movement, officiated at the wedding ceremony of Yoni Bock and Ron Kaplan Thursday night in Washington D.C. While a number… . . . → Read More: gay persons of color: Video: Orthodox Jewish rabbi marries gay couple

Trashy's World: Friday miscellany: Jets, jets and pot edition

In an earlier postI asked my military and ex-military friends to tell me what they thought of the non-operational use of government and military (guess they’re the same really) aircraft by military officials… Stuff like being flown to Caribbean holiday spots and hockey games, for example. I didn’t get much feedback. But one chap whose […] . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Friday miscellany: Jets, jets and pot edition

Trashy's World: I’m in Washington DC…

… and lines from my favourite all time TV show keep coming back to me… And right now, I hear a helicopter coming in low heading in the direction of the White House… JOSH: Victory is mine! Victory is mine! Great day in the morning people. Victory is mine! DONNA: Good morning, Josh. JOSH: I […] . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: I’m in Washington DC…

DeSmogBlog: Video of Keystone XL Tar Sands Protesters Arrested At The White House

6107318134_aeb5a1e3f9_z.jpg Usually the best way to solve a neighborly spat is to march right up to the door and talk it out, face-to-face. However, if said neighbor happens to be away a lot and … . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Video of Keystone XL Tar Sands Protesters Arrested At The White House

gay persons of color: Watch: D.C. United players promise It Gets Better

The Washington D.C Major League Soccer (MLS) club, D.C. United, has come out in support of gay youth by filming an It Gets Better video. Featuring striker Josh Wolff and midfielder Clyde Simms, the spot encourages young people who are suffering from a… . . . → Read More: gay persons of color: Watch: D.C. United players promise It Gets Better

350 or bust: Tar Sands Pipeline Provokes Americans To Civil Disobedience

Saturday August 20th marked the start of the largest act of civil disobedience for the climate in U.S. history. Over 2,000 people from across the U.S. and Canada are arriving in Washington, D.C. to send a message to President Obama that our children&#8… . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Tar Sands Pipeline Provokes Americans To Civil Disobedience