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Highlights, International, Politics

Petition: Give Northwest Angle, Minnesota, back to Canada

It’s a tiny bit of the U.S.A. but really it’s in Canada. In fact you can’t get to this bit of Minnesota from the U.S. by road, you have to go through Canada, mostly through the province of Manitoba.  In »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Petitioners oppose nuclear waste burial near lake

A petition with 92,000 signatures opposing a plan to bury nuclear waste has been sent to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna. The waste, which is rated as low or intermediate level, would be stored 700 metres underground in limestone rock, which »

Politics, Society

Backlash against former government minister

Over one thousand people have signed a petition demanding a university reverse its decision to appoint a former cabinet minister as chancellor. James Moore held several portfolios in the Conservative government that was defeated in October 2015. He was recently »

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

‘Nigger’ motivates petition against still official place names in Quebec.

‘Nigger’ and the word in French, ‘negre’ are still  in use officially in the province of Quebec as the names of at least 11 sights or places. And Rachel Zellars says it’s time to change that. Rachel Zellars, is a »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Animal activists demand an end to pig festival

Animal rights activists say events at a pig festival in a small town in Quebec this weekend are cruel and should be stopped. Pig wrestling and a wild boar race are the two events causing the most controversy. The wrestling »

Arts & Entertainment, Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Roosh V, petition against his appearances in Canada

Daryush Valizadeh, who blogs under the moniker ‘Roosh V’, has been contracted to deliver two talks in Canada; in Montreal on August 8th and Toronto on the 15th.  But a growing protest is demanding he not be allowed to enter »

Arts & Entertainment, Highlights, International, Society

PanAm petition against Kanye West

When it was recently announced that Kanye West had been hired to perform at the closing ceremony of the PanAm games in Toronto, many expressed surprise. That surprise quickly turned sour as opposition to his presence started, and is growing. »