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Austerity Bites Canada
Today's labour force numbers are ugly, there's no other word for it. Employment down 29,000 jobs. Paid employment (i.e. not counting self-employment) down 46,000 jobs. The only reason the unemployment rate held steady (at 6.9 per cent) is because labour force participation fell again: by almost two...
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Green Groups Banned From Hearings on Alberta Tar Sands
'Instead of addressing concerns, they are excluding concerned groups that are science-based and principled'
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Oil Company With No Vested Interest Says Spills Are Good For the Economy So Bring 'Em On!
Twisted Chutzpah Dept: A Houston-based oil pipeline company seeking to triple the capacity of its backlogged Trans Mountain Pipeline - thank you gluttonous consumers! - carrying oil from Alberta to British Columbia included in its 15,000 page request to Canada's National Energy Board the argument...
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In Nation's Capital, It's Native Americans and Ranchers vs. KXL 'Death Warrant'
'Cowboy and Indian Alliance' protest encampment on national mall culminates with ceremonial procession to 'protect sacred land and water'
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Harper Govt Shows Love for Tar Sands Pipeline, Not for Whales
Government moves to change status of Pacific humpback whales from "threatened" to "species of special concern"
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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Advocate for Justice, Dies at 76
Wrongly convicted of murder by an all-white, famous ex-boxer became advocate for other prisoners
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In Small Canadian Town Democracy Wins, Tar Sands Loses
Kitimat, British Columbia's 'no' vote follows widespread opposition to Northern Gatway
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Rejecting Tar Sands Key Step in 'Decarbonizing' World's Energy Economy
Economists, scientists send joint letter calling for rejection of Keystone XL pipeline
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Protesters Against Austerity Fill the Streets of Montreal
Leaders 'want to make the poor pay more, instead of the rich'
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Canada's Harper Seizes Crimean Crisis to Sell Tar Sands and Fracked Gas to Europe
Western leaders meeting in The Hague this week for a nuclear summit considered new measures, including new sanctions, against Russia in response to Putin’s annexation of the Crimean region of Ukraine. According to the Globe and Mail , Prime Minister Harper “has singled out the prospect of sanctions...
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