Voting strategically in the 2015 federal election? Here's why you shouldn't.

Comment from Canadian Electoral Alliance: We encourages that three party leaders to form a one time alliance, to run one candidate that is likely to win and unseat a Conservative in certain vulnerable ridings. Our new government should then adopt Proportional Representation...

Chong’s Reform Act easily passes second reading

Josh Wingrove, The Globe and Mail,  Sep. 24 2014

An amended version of the Reform Act – a Conservative backbencher’s effort to rein in the authority of party leaders and hand more power to individual MPs – has passed a second reading in the House of Commons, a key step in its path to...

People's Climate March Sept 21, 2014

We did it among 3000 Torontoians and 675,000 around the world!


Naomi Klein: The price of free trade is unchecked climate change

Naomi Klein, The Globe and Mail, Sep. 12 2014
Excerpted from This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate


Facing climate change head-on means changing capitalism: Naomi Klein

Joseph Hall, The, Sep 13 2014 

Cartoon creatures populate the books Naomi Klein reads most often these days.

“All the books are about animals,” the Toronto author says of the bedtime stories she shares with her 2-year-old son, Toma.

“And at a certain point it just...

Climate Week NYC: The Top 10 Places to Be

Paul Horn and Katherine Bagley, Inside Climate News, Sep 8, 2014

On Sunday, Sept. 21, demonstrators from more than 1,000 organizations representing millions of people plan to demand that world leaders take action against global warming. The People's Climate March through midtown Manhattan...

Stephen Harper to skip UN Climate Summit, attend dinner instead

Andy Radia, Yahoo News Canada Politics, Sep 10, 2014

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is hosting a major climate summit in New York on September 23, “to mobilize political will” towards reducing global emissions.

U.S. President Barack Obama will be attending, as will U.K. Prime...

What would you do to un-Harper Canada?

Stephen Kimber,, September 10, 2014

For as long as I can remember, Canadian politics has been a pleasantly diverting if meaningless game of rascal tossing. We pick one set of rascals to govern us and toss the last set out. After a while, those no-longer new rascals run amok. Can...

CO2 surge drove greenhouse gas levels to new high in 2013 - WMO

Reuters, Sep 9, 2014 

Reuters) - Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse hit a record in 2013 as carbon dioxide concentrations grew at the fastest rate since reliable global records began, the World Meteorological Organization said on Tuesday.

"We know without any doubt that our climate...

UK calls on Australia, Canada and Japan to deliver “ambitious” CO2 cuts

Ed King, RTCC Responding to Climate Change, 9 September 2014

The UK is pressing Japan, Canada and Australia to accept tough carbon cuts ahead of a proposed UN climate deal in 2015.

A report outlining the UK government’s climate strategy released today in London says officials are...