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Pipeline project clears one hurdle, but divides Canadians

The ever controversial Trans-Mountain Pipeline project passed another legal hurdle at the Supreme Court of Canada, but faces another in the seemingly growing opposition in the court of public opinion according the latest public opinion survey. When stiff public opposition »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International

Mega mergers in food industry: Opposition to Bayer-Monsanto deal continues

One of the biggest corporate mergers has elicited strong protest around the world. Bayer and Monsanto, already each a giant, are asking to merge into one multi-billion dollar mega corporation of pharmaceutical chemical, genetically modified seed giants. Many see the »

International

Canada condemns arrests of Venezuelan opposition leaders

Canada is “gravely alarmed” by the detention of two of Venezuela’s opposition leaders who were taken from their homes in the middle of the night by state security agents on Tuesday, said Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. Antonio Ledezma and »

Politics, Society

Quebec aboriginals oppose provincial gun registry

A vast northern area of the central province of Quebec extends into Arctic-like conditions. This enormous area of over 440, 000 sq km, is called Nunavik  (Great Land) in the local Inuit language.  Of the semi-autonomous region’s 12,000 inhabitants, about »

International, Politics

Politics Today – April 14, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda focused on Canada’s two main opposition parties, the Liberals and the NDP. The Liberal Party of Canada is choosing a new leader in a pan-Canadian vote that ends on Sunday. Meanwhile, in Montreal, »