Watch Videos for May 1 town hall Proportional Representation for Action on Climate Change

20-minutes session for each speaker & Q&A from student question panel, co-sponsors & the attendees.

Opening by Lynn McDonald, Chair & Co-founder of Canadian Electoral Alliance and JustEarth; Introduction by Dr. Reg Stackhouse, former Progressive Conservative Party MP;...


Pledge for Action on Climate Change - for Ontario Election 2014

UPDATE - AS OF JUNE 12, 2014 - TOTAL 37 GREEN, 7 NDP, 12 LIBERAL CANADIDATES signed the pledge. 8 OF THE LIBERAL HAVE BEEN ELECTED.  SEE FULL LIST

Brampton – Springdale - Harinder Malhi...


Letter to three provincial party leaders on electoral alliance for action on climate change

May 16, 2014 - Email is sent to Kathleen Wynne of Liberal Party, Andrea Horwarth of NDP, and Mike Schreiner of Green Party

Dear Kathleen Wynne, Andrea Horwath, and Mike Schreiner,

We are concerned about the possible outcome of the coming provincial election and would like to offer...


Federal Court nixes approval of new nuclear reactors

May 15, 2014 by Allie Kosela - Environmentalists are applauding a landmark Federal Court ruling that puts the brakes on building expensive and risky new nuclear reactors in Ontario.  
 
“The Federal Court has thrown out the approvals for building new reactors at...

Elizabeth May's Speech: Fair Elections Act (Bill C-23)

May 13, 2014 I rise to speak, initially, to my two amendments. I had hoped to have substantive amendments at report stage, but members will recall that the committee was allowed to violate its own rules by rejecting my right to speak to my amendments as they were all gavelled through...

Andrew Coyne: "Our Broken Democracy"

March 25th, 2014 Andrew Coyne, Political Journalist - "Our Broken Democracy" -
Watch video - what is wrong with Canada's democracy?  First Past the Post - Proportional Representation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqp813SbR1o


New tanker spill rules raise liability for companies

Federal government won't impose unlimited liability among new rules, but raises limit for oil spills to $1.6B - By Margo McDiarmid, CBC News May 13, 2014 - The federal government won't impose unlimited liability on oil tanker companies if an oil spill occurs off the Atlantic or west coasts,...


Germany Sets New Record, Generating 74 Percent Of Energy Needs From Renewable Energy

Climate Progress - May 13, 2014 Kiley Kroh - On Sunday, Germany’s impressive streak of renewable energy milestones continued, with renewable energy generation surging to a record portion — nearly 75 percent — of the country’s overall electricity demand by midday. With wind and solar in...


Huge Antarctic ice sheet collapsing, scientists alarmed about sea level rise

"The system is in sort of a chain reaction that is unstoppable" "The recent reports from the IPCC don’t include melt from West Antarctic or Greenland in their projections and this would mean far more sea level rise"

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