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The Absurdity of the Tar Sands and the Keystone XL –Join the Action in DC!

TransCanada Corporation’s proposal to construct the Keystone XL pipeline from Hardisty, Alberta to Steele City, Nebraska has been a topic of serious political contention for the past few years.  The proposal provoked public responses and a series of protests from a wide range of actors from Canada, America and around the globe. The pipeline was […]

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‘Idle No More’: Behind the Protest and Why Canadians Should Care

Stephen Harper and the Conservative government in Canada have long been under scrutiny for their tendency to pass legislation without prior and informed consent.  The omnibus budget Bill C-45 is one example, which expedites the sale of reserve lands without consultation and which removes federal protection of our waterways.  But beyond groaning and writing about […]

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