The Conservative Party of Canada has launched an ambitious new fundraising campaign to add $2 million to party coffers before the end of 2013, but the Council of Canadians is encouraging Conservative donors to withhold donations until the party leadership comes clean on this year’s unresolved election fraud and Senate expense scandals.
The Council of Canadians is congratulating the Newfoundland and Labrador government on its decision to establish a de facto moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the province, announced last month.
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.