18 Dec '11, 11am

Harper Government Attacking Canadian Values, Chretien Warns | Care2 Causes

Harper Government Attacking Canadian Values, Chretien Warns | Care2 Causes

Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have been in power in Canada since 2006. In the spring of 2011, they won a majority government for the first time , which means they are able to push their agenda through without any checks and balances from opposition parties. Instead of passing budgets and legislation that is representative of the values and needs of all Canadians, they are now able to focus solely on the Conservative agenda. Liberal party comes out swinging This has opposition parties incredibly upset. The Conservatives have not only been pushing through their agenda, but also shutting down debate in Parliament and brushing aside concerns and suggestions from opposition parties. This week, the Liberal Party of Canada had finally had enough. Interim leader Bob Rae, house leader Marc Garneau and former Prime Minister Jean Chretien came out swinging. At a press conference in ...

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tankinlian.blogspot.com 19 Dec '11, 12am

Alex Au has written an excellent article about how the PAP government is trying to change its policies. Read here . My own...

People Out Of Touch WIth Nature Warns Sir David Attenborough | Care2 Causes

People Out Of Touch WIth Nature Warns Sir David...

care2.com 20 Dec '11, 5am

People in towns and cities are losing touch with the “realities of the natural world”, which is putting the future of the ...

Arab Spring Anniversary: Remembering Mohamed Bo...

care2.com 18 Dec '11, 3am

Exactly one year ago, a university-educated Tunisian, Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself on fire in the provincial city Sidi Bo...

#SOPA and #NDAA Embrace Misguided Values of the...

sfluxe.com 17 Dec '11, 9am

The latest defense act is a continuation of the misguided values that were once put into place through the Patriot Act, lo...

We *will* witness the end of the Canadian seal trade :) #sealhunt

We *will* witness the end of the Canadian seal ...

earthtimes.org 19 Dec '11, 1pm

The concept of supply and demand is simple enough to understand, but when the product in demand is seal skin, providing th...

Gay Marriage in Germany and France? | Care2 Causes

Gay Marriage in Germany and France? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 20 Dec '11, 5am

Germany’s Social Democrat opposition (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, SPD) backed marriage equality at its nation...

Victories For Animals In 2011 | Care2 Causes

care2.com 23 Dec '11, 4am

sadly you can't add the Netherlands to the list. Our political Animal Defence Party asked for a ban of the unsedated ritua...

Canadian Government Goes Bananas over Chiquita's Pledge To Avoid Tar Sands Oil

Canadian Government Goes Bananas over Chiquita'...

treehugger.com 20 Dec '11, 5pm

Yesterday Sami reported on how Chiquita Bananas Joins Other Major Brands, Pledges to Avoid Oil from Tar Sands . The Canadi...

Anti-Choice Groups Wage War Against Bible | Care2 Causes

Anti-Choice Groups Wage War Against Bible | Car...

care2.com 17 Dec '11, 11am

Usually, anti-abortion activism and the Holy Word go hand in hand. Protesters are seen with rosaries, praying in front of ...

Another @Care2 Success! US Government to Adopt ...

care2.com 17 Dec '11, 12am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days in the laboratory are numbered for chimpanzees, humans’ closest relative. Chimps paved astronauts’ ...

10 Victories For Nature In 2011 - Slideshow | C...

care2.com 24 Dec '11, 12am

An award-winning writer and teacher, Judy Molland is also an avid hiker, backpacker, and nature lover. Her articles on edu...