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Idle No More: Native movement sweeps Canada and U.S.

Native communities  from coast to coast in the U.S. have embraced this  upheaval.

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Canadian scientists protest firings, spending cuts

Canada's government made excessive cuts in its environmental departments, resulting in the firing of many top scientists.

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Third oil spill in a month hits Canada

On June 19, 1,450 barrels of crude oil spilled from a pumping station on a pipeline operated by the Enbridge company.

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Canada may fast-track Big Oil at expense of environment

Activists and critics alike are outraged at the Canadian government's recent decision to drastically downsize its environmental assessment process.

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Quebec students continue strike vs. tuition hike

Student leaders vowed to continue their campaign of peaceful protest, dubbed by some as the "Maple Spring."

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Quebec student strike: Do you hear the noise?

Tonight, I took a casserole [saucepan] and I came timidly out into the street.

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Support grows for striking Quebec students

Police repression coupled with draconian measures to limit peaceful protest have failed to stop a student strike in Quebec.

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Conservative robo-call scandal escalates

Evidence continues to mount that the Conservative Party of Canada, borrowing from the U.S. Republican Party, committed widespread electoral fraud to win the 2011 elections.

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Vote suppression takes place in Canada too

The United States and Mexico have not been the only places where the right wing has committed electoral fraud to win elections.

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Alberta oil sands: bear death toll rises, Lakotas protest

Senseless killing of  bears, wolves and caribou can be avoided, but the Canadian oil industry and government are putting profits before responsible environmental welfare.

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