The CEP has called for the resignation of Minister Paradis over his remarks promoting Canadian bitumen exports to U.S. businessmen because it creates U.S. jobs.
We likely can't change the Harper government's position in the next two days but we can send a powerful visual that Canadians care and want their country to be committed to the Kyoto Protocol.
As the second week of the Cancun climate change conference gets underway, the Harper government must stop hiding behind others to justify its dismal record on the climate change file.
The Council of Canadians is alarmed by reports that there is a small group of three countries blocking the second round of emission reduction commitments under the Kyoto Protocol.
Graham Lavery in Kandahar
I sensed little in terms of a common goal, a unity of effort, or even recognition of the context within which vested interests work and the effects that are bound to change Afghan culture forever.
In October, the Harper government introduced a refugee reform bill designed to penalize refugees coming to Canada with the aid of human smugglers. Rick Goldman says it will affect all asylum seekers.
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Alert! Radio #162 - Interviews with Haroon Siddiqui, Stephen Shrybman, Saul Landau. Headlines, Around the Left in 7 Days and Music is the Weapon.
A new ‘media relation process’ for federal scientists means they are no longer allowed to openly talk to the media regarding their findings, something they were free to do before.
The Council of Canadians is condemning the Harper government for its sponsorship of an international conference of water corporations that are seeking to privatize the resource.
I'm talking political philosophy here, not Viennese waltzes. People keep asking why Stephen Harper acts as he does, it looks so buttheaded.