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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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Cynicism and Calculation

Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 - The Prime Minister's latest move, to pick up the phone and ask the Governor General to shut down parliament until early March, proves once again his extreme cynicism and mastery in political...
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What did it all mean?

Sunday, 20 Dec 2009 - The negotiations in Copenhagen did not produce what the planet and, more particularly, what humanity needs.  What did it accomplish? The Kyoto Protocol remains operational through to 2012.  That is...
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