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French critic of CETA trade agreement allowed to stay in Canada

Jose Bove a French farmer, member of European Parliament, and anti-globalization activist has been allowed to stay in Canada for seven days after being told yesterday he would have to leave the country today.

Analysis finds lakes, rivers lost key protections in Harper govt.

Ottawa - Recent statistical analysis of changes made to environmental laws and procedures by Canada's conservative government under Prime Minister Stephen Harper show that protections for lakes and rivers have been "all but abandoned," The Canadian Press reports.

Interview: Leadnow mobilizes widespread support for FIPA appeal Special

Vancouver - Leadnow mobilizes widespread support for the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA or FIPPA). If ratified, Canada would be bound to this agreement for 31 years, undermining democratic control of our natural resources.

B.C. rejects the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project

Calgary - The B.C. Liberal government rejected the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project shortly after they were elected to office. The project was fraught with conflict, and analysis of evidence for this pipeline approval was thorough and relentless.

Op-Ed: Altered environmental laws pose risk to Canada, warns Ecojustice Special

Calgary - As the controversial Canada-China Investment Treaty may become a reality, Ecojustice, one of Canada’s foremost independent non-profit organizations, encourages passionate Canadians to support the environmental integrity of Canada.

Council of Canadians plans lawsuit in robocall scandal

Together with investigations by Elections Canada and calls for a public inquiry, the council is seeking complainants in order to initiate legal action against those who purportedly tried to discourage voters from exercising their franchise.

The Council of Canadians responds to Keystone XL pipeline reroute Special

Calgary - The Council of Canadians responded to the rerouting of the Keystone XL pipeline. Maude Barlow, National Chairperson, and Andrea Harden-Donahue, Energy and Climate Justice Campaigner, answered the questions in this interview.
 

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On December 30  2012  the Council of Canadians supported the people at the grassroots movement Idle ...
On December 30, 2012, the Council of Canadians supported the people at the grassroots movement Idle No More peaceful protest outside of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s constituency office.

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