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How LeadNow plans to fight the "stunning erosion of Canada's democracy"
LeadNow executive director Jamie Biggar at his office in Gastown. Photo by Beth Hong for The Vancouver Observer Copyright 2012.
Jul 4th, 2012
Over 13,000 sign petition for cooperation between NDP, Liberals and Greens
NDP MPs and grassroots organizations like Leadnow are advocating for strategic cooperation between left-of-centre parties in Canada. But could it really work?
Feb 16th, 2012
Government pipeline rhetoric reminiscent of Cold War, McCarthyism: prof
Federal accusations that Enbridge opponents are "foreign" influenced "radicals" are frighteningly familiar to a Cold War historian.
David P. Ball
Jan 11th, 2012
Conservatives defend calling Northern Gateway pipeline activists 'foreign radicals'
Environmentalists are calling federal government accusations against anti-pipeline activists 'appalling' and a 'hyperbolic rant' - leading to some back-pedalling today.
The Canadian Press
Jan 9th, 2012
Canada and the environment: key events from 2011
From Greens in Parliament to tar sands opposition and the Kyoto Protocol, here's a summary of some of the year's most important environmental issues and events.
Dec 21st, 2011
Mayor Robertson and Counc. Carr busted in 'greenest city' Scottification scam
Secret tapes reveal shocking hidden cultural agenda for Vancouver.
David P. Ball
Dec 20th, 2011
Nathan Cullen calls for progressive voters to re-think party line politics
2011 NDP race: BC candidate wants Liberals, NDP to hare ridings to defeat Tories.
Dec 10th, 2011
Carr takes surprise council seat as final poll goes Green
Campaign focused on affordable rentals paid off for first-time candidate.
Nov 20th, 2011
When voting in the municipal election, mind your ABCs
2011 Vancouver municipal elections: Could being first on the ballot make a difference in Vancouver’s Nov. 19 showdown?
Nov 12th, 2011
Green business owners put their weight, and their money, behind Robertson
Vancouver mayor, Gregor Roberston, addresses a packed crowd of business supporters at ING cafe.
Oct 13th, 2011