It may seem incredible that a trade deal would give companies a right to profit. Incredible, but true. And the Harper government is about to give these same "rights" to European companies.
The Council of Canadians is calling on the P.E.I. government to take a stand against fracking in the province in the wake of a recent recommendation by the Standing Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Energy to implement a moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the province.
Canada Post has announced it intends to end the door-to-door delivery of mail in urban centres, eliminate up to 8,000 jobs, and increase the price of stamps from 63 cents to 85 cents (when purchased in bulk) for a standard letter.