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Harper government targeted artist for her green conscience, internal documents reveal
Franke James, a Canadian artist and environmental advocate blacklisted by the Harper government, has obtained internal documents indicating Canadian officials worked behind the scenes to discredit...
Jun 12th, 2012
Harper government slashes Canadian Studies funding for U.S. universities
The federal government has supported Canadian education abroad for over 30 years, but now universities across the U.S. are being refused funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Apr 11th, 2012
Canada-EU free trade: water privatization not happening, authorities insist
VO brings you Part Two in a series on the secretive CETA free trade deal. Critics fear the agreement opens up Canada's water to multinational corporations.
David P. Ball
Mar 15th, 2012
Canada-EU free trade agreement called corporate Trojan horse
With NDP and Liberals criticizing Canada's secretive CETA agreement, VO launches a series on its impact on Canada's water, democracy, jobs and health.
David P. Ball
Mar 14th, 2012