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Getting corporate concentrated media to cover the problem of media concentration

Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 - Earlier this week, we issued a news release on the enormous opportunity presented by the upcoming sale of the Asper empire of newspapers, CanWest Limited Partnership (LP).  That conglomerate now...
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An invitation for Earth Day

Sunday, 14 Mar 2010 - It occurred to me the other day that the next April 22 will be the fortieth anniversary of Earth Day.  Back in 1970, I was in Grade 10 when the first Earth Day took place.  I remember writing flyers...
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Budget 2010

Friday, 05 Mar 2010 - Watch Elizabeth May's video commentary I can remember budget days in lock-ups when there was good news to be found.  Even in a bad budget, there would be a new environmental programme or two.In a...
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Bernier’s Lost His Briefing Book Again

Saturday, 27 Feb 2010 - Maxime Bernier, long time climate denier is relying on German scientist Mojib Latif to back up his claim that scientists are now casting doubt on climate change science. In his letter to La Presse,...
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Maxime Bernier has a long history as a climate change denier

Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 - Maxime Bernier has a long history as a climate change denier (http://www.cyberpresse.ca/opinions/forums/201002/24/01-954783-une-position-sage.phphttp://www.theglobeandmail.com/blogs/bureau-blog/...
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Olympics and culture

Saturday, 13 Feb 2010 - I had a wonderful dose of both this evening.  First, I went to one of the best local pubs, the Prairie Inn (an institution founded in 1859), with lots of large screen TVs (not since 1859). It was the...
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Accountability

Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 - It seems a long time ago that an untried Conservative Party leader led a fledgling party (created by the merger of Progressive Conservatives and Alliance party) into an election.  The 2004 election...
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The Climate Shell-Game

Tuesday, 02 Feb 2010 - I have blogged before trying to chase the shifting (and constantly weakening) climate targets of the Harper government. Our news release from Sunday will tell you some of what just happened -- a...
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Haiti

Friday, 15 Jan 2010 - There are not words.  To hear our Governor General speak of her family, to know so many Canadians cannot reach their brothers and sisters, to know that the misery of poverty in Haiti is not a natural...
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Update on Grassroots Protests Against Contempt of Parliament

Tuesday, 05 Jan 2010 - Since I posted my last blog on New Year's Eve, urging Canadians to demand respect for democracy and accountability from their government, I have been heartened to see so many actions launched.  ...
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