California gas leak should spur Canada to get methane emissions under control

rabble news - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 1:58pm

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Despite Ottawa's posturing, the global climate remains threatened by greed and militarism

rabble news - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:17am

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A leading columnist in Canada's Globe and Mail daily newspaper known in the past to voice concern about the global warming emergency has penned two columns recently in support of Alberta tar sands pipelines, including praising the efforts of the premier of Alberta to sell the construction of these project to an increasingly sceptical and wary public in Canada

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Partner assault response program should be reworked for women using gendered lens

rabble news - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 9:18am

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Trudeau government must implement a national housing program

rabble news - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 9:13am
Housing advocates across Canada say it is time the federal government make actual atrides towards a national housing program. Canada urgently needs national housing program, say advocates
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Trudeau government makes dubious appointments to Washington and the UN

rabble news - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 8:02am

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The newly renamed Department of Global Affairs decided to bury the announcement of two of the government's key diplomatic appointments by making it on a weekend.

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Trudeau over-promised and now he's under-delivering

rabble news - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 3:41pm

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Our usually hard bitten media pundits are predicting that Justin Trudeau's political honeymoon may continue for many months, but I believe that it's time to begin holding the Liberals to account.

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Chronicle Herald CEO threatens 'work stoppage,' union holds strike vote as tensions escalate

rabble news - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 12:24pm
Sunday, January 17, 2016 Mark Lever, president and chief executive of the Chronicle Herald, is warning readers to expect a "work stoppage" at the paper while the HTU holds a strike vote.

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Bosses at Nova Scotia's Halifax Chronicle Herald, who made headlines earlier this week for refusing to print reporter bylines over a contract dispute with its newsroom staff, are warning readers to expect a "work stoppage" at the paper.

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Challenges facing non-Syrian refugees

rabble news - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 9:47pm
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Privately sponsored refugees from countries like Somalia and Eritrea can face a five-year wait before they're able to come to Canada. Even government-assisted refugees from Africa can wait 18 months. As we welcome Syrian refugees, Janet Dench says that it is important that we remember refugees from elsewhere. Janet Dench is executive director of the Canadian Council for Refugees. She speaks with Redeye host James Mainguy.

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Why B.C. government opposes Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline

rabble news - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 9:09pm
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In a written submission to the National Energy Board on Monday, the B.C. government announced it would not support the proposal based on concerns about oil spill safety requirements. Mary Lovell says Christy Clark's opposition is not about concern for the environment, given her plans to develop liquified natural gas in B.C. Mary Lovell is an environmental activist. She speaks with Redeye host James Mainguy.

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Need for homeless state of emergency in B.C.

rabble news - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 7:05pm
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Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles all declared states of emergency last year, allowing them better access to funding to tackle the homeless crisis. Vancouver and Victoria should do the same, according to Sean Condon, executive director of Megaphone Magazine. Sean Condon speaks with Redeye host Lorraine Chisholm

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The climate goes to court

rabble news - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 3:31pm
The Climate Goes To Court

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Site C: Flooding farmland to benefit the fossil fuel industry

rabble news - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 11:58am
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