Canada

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
While close to 200 delegates gathered this week at the f ourth National Aboriginal Women’s Summit in Nova Scotia, the Canadian Public Health Association on Monday joined a growing chorus of calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women. In addition, the Association, which calls itself the independent voice for public...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Author and activist Naomi Klein was awarded Canada's top annual prize for non-...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A class of widely used pesticides called neonicotinoids poses a bigger...

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Talk about iconic. Among the over 100 protesters arrested at Flood Wall Street were two Captain Planets and Frostpaw, the ubiquitous polar bear and activist. His arrest prompted boos and chants from the crowd, the P.R.- perfect image for protesters, and a swift, often gleeful response from online commenters. Noted one, "There's now been 100% more polar bears arrested than bankers." From another, "Thanks NYPD, you always deliver."