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It’s time to say yes to people, no to oil

This Tuesday, an unprecedented journey started on the shores of Vancouver. For the first time ever, six people from as many First Nations set sail on board the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza to Haida Gwaii, to help connect coastal communities opposing pipelines and super tankers to the seven-million-strong global movement against Arctic oil drilling.
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Cost of Ontario's Nuclear Plan on the Rise

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 12, 2008

The shovels aren't even in the ground yet, but according to a story in today's Toronto Star Premier Dalton McGuinty is acknowledging that the cost of his multi-billion dollar nuclear plan is skyrocketing. Says the Premier: "It's...

Liberal Party puts corporations first on biofuels bill

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 27, 2008 2 comments

According to the Federal Liberals, we should forget the 100 million people worldwide who can’t afford to eat because food is diverted to agrofuel production.  Forget also our polar ice caps which will melt even faster as agrofuels...

Beyond Factory Farming, hog farms and Friendly Manitoba

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 26, 2008 4 comments

The Manitoba legislature is debating an amendment that could see a moratorium on new factory hog farms.  The industrial pig industry would rather they didn’t.  They have launched an attack ad campaign across the province to shut down ...

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