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Great Lakes Need Great Friends: Protecting The Great Lakes Forever

Great Lakes Need Great Friends: Protecting The Great Lakes Forever

Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow is embarking on an eight city speaking tour aimed at protecting the Great Lakes from private interests and government complacency and restoring more democratic control over them. The tour, Great Lakes Need Great Friends: Protecting The Great Lakes Forever, will visit Toronto (May 15), Hamilton (May [...]

Nov. 8, 2010

Nov. 8, 2010

Canadian-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), G20 masked police, HST failing in B.C., Bruce Power's shipment of nuclear waste through Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway. Features clips of interviews with: Peter Julian, NDP International Trade Critic; and Maude Barlow, chairperson for Council of [...]

Roots Broadcast #6 – April 30th

Roots Broadcast #6 – April 30th

Safely abandoned.Lesbian left-out.Protecting water.Aboriginals attacked. This broadcast covers a Vancouver hospital's plan for abandoning babies; Rahul Singh's GlobalMedic's service; Sears warehouse workers lock-out; PEI senior's prescription break; BC HST NDP petition; lesbian school photo blues; Ontario Water Conservation Alliance ideas; [...]

Roots Broadcast #5 – April 16th

Stop playing in the sand box. Post-9/11 security. Illegal taxation. This broadcast covers Aboriginal legal action against tar sands; Grassy Narrows mercury poisoning; RCMP's new submachine guns; product safety with children; Re:Sound music licensing; film pirate Geremi Adam; Israeli attacks in Canada; governmental hacking; Obama's [...]

Roots Broadcast #3 – March 19th

Boiling off prorogies; Bloody Bangkok; Coughing and weezing; Getting in the swing of things. This broadcast covers the prorogation of Canadian Parliament, and Jack Layton's motion to prevent minority Prime Minister Stephen Harper from acting as a "king." Today's broadcast also looks into the torture of Afghan detainees, the Province [...]

Roots Broadcast #1

Are your tax dollars funding child abuse? Not a goose or Snowbird, mushroom? Would you dare? Mom's story #1 http://rootsmedia.ca/2009-10/86-rally-4-accountability #2 http://rootsmedia.ca/2009-10/142-police-brutality-western-universit #3 http://rootsmedia.ca/2009-10/144-balloon-boy #4 http://daretoremember.com #5 [...]

Police beat

Students at Western University in London, Ontario, are questioning the training of their campus and city police. On Wednesday, six police officers brought down and beat a student with a baton, kneed him, and punched him around 30 times. The question of police brutality is in the air; what are your thoughts?

Rally 4 Accountability

Rally 4 Accountability

In front of the Ontario legislative building, at Queen's Park, on Monday was a “Rally 4 Accountability” to have an Ombudsman oversee the Children’s Aid Society. Andrea Horwath, MPP and leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party, introduced Bill 93 in 2008 to provide external investigations of allegations against the Children's Aid [...]

Jack Layton on HST

Jack Layton, Leader of the NDP, speaks-out against HST in the House of Commons: