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Harper team 'hypocrites' on charities and politics, critics charge
In the wake of CRA charity audits, experts question Conservative MP's political speech at local church.
Jul 21st, 2015
Democracy Watch Calls for Ethics Inquiry into Chuck Strahl, Spy Watchdog and Enbridge Lobbyist
Democracy Watch is urging the ethics commissioner to formally investigate SIRC chair Chuck Strahl's illegal activities and conflicts of interest related to energy giant Enbridge.
Jan 21st, 2014
Climate ethics and the smoker’s excuse
The new climate denier's excuse for inaction is the smoker's excuse: 'you've got to die of something, right?'
Jan 4th, 2013
Revived Futurama goes philosophical
The new Futurama has produced some of the series’ best work, removing any fears of a half-hearted revival.
Nov 20th, 2012
A public discussion: Should citizens concerned about climate change consider peaceful civil disobedience?
The 13 citizens arrested for blockading a coal trail in White Rock last May will attend a public discussion on Friday, September 21 at 7:30 at the Central Vancouver Library.
Sep 19th, 2012
Mark Jaccard outlines challenges of climate change action in new book, Deluding Ourselves to Disaster
Jaccard's central question: What is your moral duty as a citizen if independent evidence consistently show your government is not telling the truth and the implications are disastrous?
Feb 10th, 2012
Rethinking our relationship with brands
Do you feel helpless amidst the battle of the brands? Author and branding consultant Bruce Philp pushes readers to reconsider the relationship between consumers and corporations.
Feb 24th, 2011
A Bloggers' Code of Ethics
Some bloggers recently have been debating what, if any, ethics the Weblog community should follow, Cyberjournalist.net says. It's worth thinking about, particularly if you are interested in...
Linda Solomon Wood
Nov 24th, 2010