Note to Reader: I made this presentation on February 9th 2017 at a forum that was hosted by UVIC, Amnesty International, Sierra Club BC, Council of Canadian, Kairos BC. It was a 20 minute presentation so this article is a bit long.Introduction Sometimes it

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World Leaders on Instagram 2016

Executive Summary Instagram may not have the reach of its better-known social media rivals, but it has an ever-increasing following - something world leaders and their advisors have not been slow to recognize. The heads of state and government and foreign

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Ontario NDP wants to close rent control loophole

A growing number of people who rent their homes in Ontario are living without rent protection, legislation that protects them from sudden increases in their rent. But the Ontario NDP are hoping to close a loophole opened by former premier Mike Harris <a ti

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Steelworkers union calls for criminal charges in death of worker at condo site

An influential labour union is calling on Ottawa police to lay criminal charges in the construction site death of Olivier Bruneau, just days after the Ministry of Labour announced its own charges against two companies.

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Survivor returns to Auschwitz as Trudeau’s personal guide

Nate Leipciger has been to Auschwitz more than 30 times, 16 of them on March of the Living (MoL), where he provides teenagers a first hand account of the horrors perpetrated in the Nazi death camp. Usually, the trips are sombre, given the nature of the pla

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Prime Minister's Office tweets still blurring party lines

OTTAWA — The Prime Minister’s Office has toned down — but not halted altogether — its use of Stephen Harper’s PMO-operated Twitter account to direct people to Conservative party websites, despite questions about whether the practice violates the government

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Trudeau, Premier Clark Urged to Halt Site C Construction, Honour Relations with First Nations

A broad coalition of organizations from across Canada wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to halt construction of the Site C dam by refusing to issue federal permits needed for construction of the $9-billion project that will flood 23,000 hectares of land

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Art in Activism: Sing That Dam Song!

Lyrics by Darryl R Taylor. Vocals, Editing & Animations by Little Woo. Based on Original Song "16 Tons" by Merle Travis. Footage from the internet! Many thanks to all photographers whose work was featured in this public service announcement. Darryl R Taylo

Justin Trudeau admits that he 'won the lottery' with $1.2 million inheritance and successful speaking business

Federal Liberal leadership front-runner Justin Trudeau has provided a rare disclosure of his personal finances to quell speculation about his family's wealth and head off concerns over potential conflicts of interest. At the request of The Ottawa Citizen,

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Thicker walls, not thicker sweaters recommended for warmth in new Vancouver construction report

The construction of townhouses and buildings under six storeys is the focus of a staff report recommending updates to the city's building bylaw in a bid to lower energy use and greenhouse gas consumption.

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BC Hydro Publicly Criticizes Scientists and Academics Calling for Site C Construction Halt

BC Hydro has come out swinging against the Royal Society of Canada and 250 of Canada’s top scientists and academics that recently called for a stop to construction of the Site C dam, saying the group is being one-sided.

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N.W.T. Dene leaders call for halt to B.C.'s Site C dam construction

Dene leaders in the N.W.T. are calling for an immediate halt on construction of the Site C Dam in northern B.C., saying it violates treaty rights on their traditional homeland.

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WOW! Sean Spicer FORGETS Justin Trudeau's name, calls him "Joe"

Trump’s press secretary just called Justin Trudeau ‘Prime Minister Joe Trudeau of Canada’ “Yesterday the president set — had an incredibly productive set of meetings and discussions with Prime Minster Joe Trudeau of Canada,” Sean Spicer said at the White H

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Tell your candidates: say NO to the Site C dam!

Right now, the BC government is pushing ahead with the most expensive public project in BC history. And we will be paying for it for generations to come.There’s still time to stop the dam – but our election candidates need to hear from us now!Citizens are

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MERX Canadian Public Tenders - Canadian Public Sector Contracts, Bids, Tenders

MERX Canadian Public Tenders allows all types of businesses to expand into private sector electronic tendering. Both suppliers and buyers benefit from this online bid, contract and tender posting service.

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Prime MinisterTrudeau, your PMO too needs a shuffle!

Justin Trudeau just shuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, November 10th. It was needed and timely and not just because of the impending reincarnation of a self confessed pussy grabber, liar, racist, misogynist, xenophobe and a bully billionaire celebrity into P

Worst Prime Minister Since 1968

More than a quarter of Canadians think Stephen Harper is the worst prime minister since 1968, according to a new poll from Angus Reid. The findings come hot on the heels of a poll from Abacus Data

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Unrestrained devastation of the Peace River for unneeded Site C dam

Ever wonder what the fuss is about when people talk about the building of Site C dam? Maybe being able to see what is at stake will touch people's hearts. Anyone who sees this incredible area knows how important this magical place is. This is what the Peac

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My visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

On July 10, I walked with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau through the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau where, at age 15, I confronted death for the first but not for the last time. It all started three days earlier when Eli Rubenstein, the Canadi

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Wolverine Speaks: Ts’Peten/Gustafsen Lake Inquiry, Genocide and Unceded Territories

Download this open letter In her first public appearance as Federal Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Jody Wilson-Raybould, Kwakwaka’wakw, publicly spoke to the letter I sent on January 4th, 2016 to both her and the Prime Minister of Cana

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This is what the Peace River valley looks like before Site C dam

Ever wonder what the fuss is about when people talk about Site C dam? Maybe being able to see what is at stake will touch people's hearts. Anyone who sees this incredible area knows how important this magical place is. Most areas in this video will be buri

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Israel defense chief quits, cites lack of trust in Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister announced his resignation Friday, saying the governing party had been taken over by "extremist and dangerous elements" and that he no longer trusts Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The departure of Moshe Yaalon

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Trudeau unapologetic about Commons absences

OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is making no apologies for appearing in the House of Commons only two days per week during this fall’s session of Parliament. Trudeau says Parliament is not addressing Canadians’ problems thanks to the hyper-partisans

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Still Report #488 - Is Canada's New Prime Minister Trudeau a Radical Muslim?

And you thought that in just 55 weeks from now President Obama would be gone and the world would return to being safe for democracy – at least in the United States? Well, maybe, not? The new Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau is one step more open abo

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