Speak out on June 4, 2012 in defence of two core Canadian values: nature and democracy.
Join a committed group of organizations representing millions of Canadians as we darken our websites in protest against efforts to silence your voice.
In the 2012 Federal Budget released this spring, the Conservative government moved to decimate cultural programs and long-standing organizations such as Katimavik (eliminated), the National Film Board (-$7M), Telefilm Canada (-$10M), and the National Art Centre (-$2M).
Following months of unprecedented mobilizations, including over 1500 arrests in Washington DC and Ottawa, as well as 12,000 people surrounding the White House a couple of weeks ago, President Obama has listened to the many and not the money. Supporting an announcement of the State Department, the President said that the pipeline would require further analysis for its impacts on, among other things, climate change resulting from
Victory! Kent says Maxim coal won't be allowed to skirt the rules
Environment Minister Peter Kent gave an interview last week in which he pointedly stated that he is going to close the loophole in new federal coal regulations that would allow Maxim Power to build a new, unregulated coal plant. This is wonderful news for everyone who sent messages to Kent voicing their outrage over the coal plant! We made ourselves heard, but the fight
The opposition to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline continues to heat up, and now nine Nobel Peace Prize Laureates have added their voices to the outcry. In a letter to President Obama, they urge him to reject the pipeline and pursue expansion of renewable energy. The Laureates, including Archbiship Desmond Tutu, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Mairead Maguire, Betty Williams, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel,