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Caring about the climate is not a crime in Canada. Yet

When I read the RCMP’s January 2014 assessment of what they call the “growing, highly organized and well-financed, anti-Canadian petroleum movement” that was leaked to the French-language newspaper LaPresse, my first reaction was to laugh at just how ridiculous it was.
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Marine reserves - just a stone's throw away

Feature story | August 13, 2009 at 17:00

This week we have created a granite shield against bottom trawling in a fragile and ecologically important marine area in Sweden. Our activists sailed into Swedish waters and have so far placed 140 granite rocks (each weighing between 0.5 and 3...

While Premiers Fuddled Around, the Forest Burned

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | August 13, 2009 10 comments

Last week in Regina , Canada's premiers blew a valuable opportunity to confront the climate crisis head on.  Rick Smith from Environmental Defense did a great job of outlining our hopes for the Council of the Federation: Mainly...

There's probably no cod....

Blog entry by Sarah King | August 12, 2009

...but that doesn't stop DFO from praying to cod that fishing them will bring them back. And that's despite their own scientists' recommendations. I mean, for the love of cod DFO, a 'stewardship' fishery? Stewardship implies...

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