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Rising homeless called a 'frustrating setback': Vancouver Mayor

The 2014 homelessness numbers are out. It's a setback for Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson's "end homeless" goal, something he calls "a frustrating setback" in this Vision email to...

Defiant northern Chief galvanizes BC First Nations against Premier's LNG plans

The actions of a young, tough-talking First Nations woman in northeast B.C. last week are united 28 First Nations bands and organizations against fast-track LNG development

Obama delays Keystone XL decision, again

The announcement comes days after prominent Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, including former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, urged the Obama administration to reject the pipeline.

Laureen Harper dismisses missing Indigenous women issue while speaking at cat video festival (VIDEO)

"If you'd like to donate to animals, we'd love to take your money," Harper shot back at an audience member who interrupted her speech at an cat video festival in Toronto.

People's Procession & Rally Against Kinder Morgan Pipeline marches in Burnaby (IMAGES)

Burnaby Residents Opposing the Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion (BROKE)  organized a "People's Procession & Rally" today. The group said it was raising community awareness and voicing...

Canada Revenue Agency shuts down website over security concerns

Canadians across the country woke up to news today that the Canada Revenue Agency shut down public access to their tax-filing website over security concerns. The scare is over an internet...

Family members texted me saying, 'We can't breathe': Melina Laboucan Massimo recounts at Progress Summit 2014

Liveblog from Progress Summit 2014 continues as the progressive movement kicks off its "Take Back Canada" campaign with 600 delegates at the Broadbent Institute's premier event.

Progress Summit 2014 liveblog: Mariana Mazzucato on government's vital role in entrepreneurialism

Mariana Mazzucato, author of The Entrepreneurial State, is speaking of how government leads the way in entrepreneurialism in green innovation.  Debunks idea that "government should get out of...

BC government's disrespectful treatment of teachers takes a heavy toll

On Tuesday, the British Columbia government decided it will appeal a damning BC Supreme Court ruling on January 27 that said the province has grossly violated the bargaining rights of teachers and...

PQ crushed, Liberal Party returns to power in Quebec election

Quebec's minority Parti québécois government suffered a crushing defeat in yesterday's provincial election. Party leader Pauline Marois, she of the 'charter of Quebec values' initiative that sought...