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Despite Landmark Ruling, Canada's Police Still Making Warrantless Demands for User Data
New investigation by Toronto Star, Halifax Chronicle Herald reveals continued practice in face of June Supreme Court ruling
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The People’s Climate March: Meet the Next Movement of Movements
The most important climate gathering next week will not be happening at the UN, but in the streets: thousands upon thousands of us will be sounding the climate alarm, literally, at the historic People’s Climate March on September 21 . While the decision was made not to have speeches during the...
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Harper Will Be a No-Show for UN Climate Summit Next Week
The New York Times editorial board has commented , "The Paris [climate summit in December 2015] may well be the world’s last, best chance to get a grip on a problem that, absent urgent action over the next decade, could spin out of control." Bill McKibben has stated , "In order to spur those talks...
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200,000 Climate Protesters Won’t Stop Corporate Agenda at UN Summit
The United Nations will host dozens of governments, corporations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) during a one-day Climate Summit 2014 in New York on September 23rd but, according to scientists and environmentalists, the meeting will deal mainly with only one limited way of fighting...
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Naomi Klein: 'Ferocious Love' and the Climate Fight To Come
Activist and journalist offers new book on capitalism, climate change, and the global grassroots movement that could 'change everything'
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‘This Changes Everything’ Including the Anti-Fracking Movement
Among its many demonstrations, This Changes Everything , reveals how the grassroots anti-fracking movement is right where it should be—except for decades-old backroom deals between Big Green groups and the oil and gas industry that hold the movement down like a cartoon ball and chain. But I’m...
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Climate Change Threatens 'Rampant Bird Extinctions,' Study Finds
Report: hundreds of North American bird species endangered by global warming
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Tar Sands-Obsessed Canada: 'If All Else Fails, Let’s Go North'
“We can’t go South, we can’t go West, we can’t go East, so, hey, lets’ go North”. That is the latest thinking of the Canadians in their increasingly desperate attempts to export the dirty, carbon intensive tar sands from Alberta. At the moment, all the southern, western and eastern routes to export...
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Why Are We Hesitant to Name White Male Violence as a Root Cause of #MMIW?
Over the past few weeks, we have seen a rise in media coverage of violence against Indigenous girls and women following the murder of 15 year old Tina Fontaine. Discussion reached its peak last week during the annual meeting of premiers, which was seen as a venue to push for action to address the...
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Canadian Beekeepers Launch Class Action Suit Against Pesticide Makers
"It was time to get serious and go after the real villains — the companies profiting from the ecological mayhem."
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