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The missing ingredient in the Muskrat Falls Inquiry
April 23, 2018
# Council of Canadians
What public consultation on the TPP?
We went to a federal government-organized ‘public consultation’ on the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement that the general public didn’t seem to know about. Here’s…
March 21, 2016
Why you need to know about the TPP
Prominent thinkers are speaking out against it and pro-democracy groups are calling for proper public consultations. But is our government listening?
January 29, 2016
Groups to premiers: Force Harper on new Health Accord
Groups lobbying in St. John's this week say provinces will lose $36 billion in federal health care funding over next decade if premiers don't pressure…
July 15, 2015
Bill C-51 “will infringe on our constitutional and civil rights”
Dozens marched through the streets of St. John's Saturday to protest Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative government's impending anti-terror legislation, Bill C-51
March 14, 2015
Fracking moratoria could cause “domino effect” in North America, including NL
Three major decisions this week to ban fracking in New York, New Brunswick and Quebec indicate what some say could be the beginning of the…
December 20, 2014
Cutting through the spin on CETA
Opening the door to foreign corporate takeover of Canada’s economy
In the second of this 5-part series: CETA will facilitate the "de-Canadianization" of our industries, a process that could be extremely difficult to reverse
February 24, 2014
The Green Space
Sandy Pond sacrifice
Would industry be as quick to use natural ponds as tailings impoundments if they had to pay full market value?
November 12, 2013
Sleeping through trade agreements, waking up to corporate empire
May 11 is World Fair Trade Day, a time to talk about trade injustice and Canada's waning control over its own sovereignty.
May 11, 2013