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Greenpeace questions links between Conservatives and Ethical Oil Institute

Greenpeace questions links between Conservatives and Ethical Oil Institute

Greenpeace asks Elections Canada to investigate the Conservative Party for violating rules on campaign donations from corporations.

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Global Governance and the UN

Global Governance and the UN

Considering our vast cultural and political differences, is it really possible to collectively solve the world’s social, economic and environmental problems? And more importantly, if so, how do we formalize our commitments to change without an overarching global government? The highly recommended Global Governance and the UN: An Unfinished Journey is a bold attempt to answer these questions by emphasizing the value of international co-ordination in tackling the most pressing and challenging issues of the 21st century. Click through for our full review…

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Book Review: Getting A Grip 2

Book Review: Getting A Grip 2

Getting A Grip 2: Clarity, Creativity and Courage for the World We Really Want is a revised edition of a book that addresses the common feeling that the planet is in trouble and we have little control over the outcome. Author Frances Moore Lappé tackles the issues of the world by acknowledging the problems and the overwhelming task of dealing with them, and then doesn’t waste any time offering up solutions.Click through for our full review…

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Green Party of Ontario – Call for Volunteers

Green Party of Ontario – Call for Volunteers

Green Party of Ontario is actively seeking volunteers for the upcoming October 2011 election. Go Green and get involved!

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Watching: Animal Alliance Environment Voters party candidate – Bonnie Dawson

Watching: Animal Alliance Environment Voters party candidate – Bonnie Dawson

Video clips of Bonnie Dawson, the Animal Alliance Environment Voters candidate in the N.W.T.’s Western Arctic riding discusses animal and environmental issues she feels are important in both the north and across Canada and a conversation with Eli Purchase: N.W.T. Green candidate

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Voting with our stomachs

Voting with our stomachs

Food Forward asks Toronto candidates on behalf of its members, what will you as MP and your party do to increase access to healthy, sustainable food for all Torontonians?

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Online reaction to the non-confidence vote from the CBC

Online reaction to the non-confidence vote from the CBC

It’s official — the government has fallen from power, clearing the way for a spring election.

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Wilderness Committee Slams BC Throne Speech

Wilderness Committee Slams BC Throne Speech

Vancouver, BC – The Wilderness Committee is raising concerns regarding inconsistencies and misinformation in the BC throne speech for 2009. Tuesday’s throne speech was a disappointing example of rhetoric over reality. The government is pushing forward a number of environmentally harmful initiatives all the while trying to pass them off as green. It’s green-washing, plain […]

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Making sense of environmental issues in the B.C. election

Making sense of environmental issues in the B.C. election

Vancouver, May 6 – With the election less than a week away, voters are still struggling to understand the parties’ environmental platforms. What is the difference between cap and trade and the carbon tax? Do party promises constitute real solutions? West Coast Environmental Law and the Pembina Institute have teamed up to offer voters an […]

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Moving beyond the carbon tax in B.C.’s election

Moving beyond the carbon tax in B.C.’s election

Opinion article from Peter Robinson, CEO of the David Suzuki Foundation May 6, 2009 – B.C voters can take heart that the environment is a key issue in this election. That all three major parties have made the environment central to their platforms gives citizens the opportunity to push whichever party forms government to follow […]

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