Federal government cancels meeting intended to save species at risk

No rationale for the cancellation, leaving stakeholders questioning the federal government’s commitment to protecting Canada’s most vulnerable wildlife.

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Muzzling scientists is an assault on democracy

Countries where governments hold a tight rein on information, shut down or stifle research that runs counter to their priorities, and demonize and attack opponents are never good places to live. We have to make sure Canada doesn’t become one.

Black Out Speak Out

If you believe that good democracy requires all voices to be fairly heard, speak out on June 4.

Are Canada’s scientists being muzzled?

Many prominent Canadian researchers have complained that the Federal Government has not been allowing them to speak to journalists about their cutting-edge research.

Upcoming Events (May – June)

Compiled by: Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Network May 15-June 15, 2011 Take Pride Take Action Spring Clean-Up St. John’s May 30, 2011 9:00 PM GreenTeacher.com Webinar: “Greening Education with Courage and Compassion” Webinar May 31, 2011 7:00 PM River Ranger Training – Northeast Avalon region Community Room Dominion Store, Lake Avenue, St. John’s June 1, […]

Upcoming Events (May – June)

Compiled by: Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Network May 15-June 15, 2011 Take Pride Take Action Spring Clean-Up St. John’s May 30, 2011 9:00 PM GreenTeacher.com Webinar: “Greening Education with Courage and Compassion” Webinar May 31, 2011 7:00 PM River Ranger Training – Northeast Avalon region Community Room Dominion Store, Lake Avenue, St. John’s June 1,…

Groups call for removal of Bruce Carson from Tar Sands panel

Edmonton – Following the launch of an RCMP investigation into Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former senior policy advisor Bruce Carson, Alberta environmental and Indigenous groups are calling for the immediate and permanent removal of Carson from the provincial tar sands water monitoring panel.

Canada’s Federal Government campaigning against climate policies: report

Ottawa – Recent documents reveal that officials of the Government of Canada are systematically trying to kill clean energy and climate change policies in other countries in order to promote the interests of oil companies. The findings are contained in a new report, The Tar Sands’ Long Shadow, released by Climate Action Network Canada, a network of over 75 of Canada’s leading non-governmental organizations.