Pages tagged with Stephen Harper

Our federal election is tomorrow Oct 19, 2012. It will be a tight race. This election is causing voter stress because many people just do not know who to vote for.
Every once in a while you hear of a political scandal that has all the hallmarks of stupidity. The question of whether Canada's new Foreign Affairs Minister MUST speak French is one such question.
Two attacks in Canada during the past week have civil libertarians worrying that Canada may go the way of the United States and seek to greatly curtail the freedoms of its citizens.
"Every four seconds, an area the size of a football field is lost," said Greenpeace International spokesman Christopher Theis. This is an insanity that must stop, for if it continues much longer our entire civilization will meet certain doom.
British Columbia citizens and First Nations people are mobilizing to stop the construction of a 1,200 kilometer pipeline that would carry the planet's dirtiest fuel through Alberta and B.C. to the west coast of Canada to be shipped overseas.
On Monday, June 16, 2014, Stephen Harper's right-wing government gave final approval to Enbridge Corporation to build the nearly 1,200 kilometer Northern Gateway pipeline which would transport tar sands bitumen through indigenous lands and communities, through some of the most pristin...
Many prominent Canadians have joined Neil Young in calling for a stop to Canadian tar sands extraction.
The government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper is pulling out all the stops to convince the public of the "benefits" of tar sands, both in Canada and in the United States.
Stephen Harper comes to New York, becomes a shill for the Tar Sands industry, and tells one lie after another.
With the exception of the discovery of vast amounts of Iron ore in the Labrador City area in the 1950’s and 60’s, two monumental events of the past thirty years have changed the way of life in Newfoundland and Labrador as nothing before or since.
The Harper government in Canada, hell-bent on selling off the commons to corporations, increasingly labels peaceful environmental protesters as terrorists.
The Idle No More Movement in Canada is having a world-wide impact.
Canada's "Idle No More" movement, begun by native peoples in response to the government's move to takeaway their land and water rights, is now spreading around the world.
A recently passed bill in Canada threatens the lands of native peoples, and they are responding to this threat to their way of life.
Canadian Scientists are marching today, July 10, 2012, to protest their government's hostility to scientific research.
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