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Conservation groups launch suit challenging Trudeau cabinet's pipeline approval
Conservation groups have filed a new court challenge to the federal government's approval of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline. The request for judicial review filed with the Federal Court of Appeal...
Dec 20th, 2016
Furlong defence buries the big picture at slander trial
OPINION: No Truth and Reconciliation for Indigenous people in epic court standoff.
Jun 29th, 2015
Freelance writer's lawsuit against former Olympics CEO underway
Laura Robinson accuses Furlong of defaming her in public comments after she published a 2012 article that included allegations that he physically abused students some 40 years ago.
The Canadian Press
Jun 15th, 2015
Guatemalans speak out about heavy cost of Canada's silver mining
Anti-mining activists in Nueva Santa Rosa speak out against mining activities in southeastern Guatemala.
Jun 25th, 2014
Canada, together we won these cell phone customer protection rules that kick in today
Canada’s new customer-friendly wireless rules will benefit cell phone users from coast to coast to coast.
Dec 2nd, 2013
Slew of lawsuits against Kinder Morgan could begin, say lawyers
Kinder Morgan up against "the strength of the Coast Salish First Nations."
Nov 1st, 2013
Good News - This is what happens when Canadians speak out
Great news from Ontario - the legislative assembly has voted unanimously for customer-friendly new cell phone rules to tackle some of the worst abuses of Big Telecom. The rules, which come...
Oct 31st, 2013
Big Telecom is officially taking Canada to court
We have just received word that the federal Court of Appeal has officially granted Big Telecom permission to take Canada to court over new customer-friendly rules laid out in June by the...
Oct 3rd, 2013
B.C. activist undaunted by fish farm industry defamation lawsuit
Being sued for defamation by the fish farm industry has not deterred one prominent environmental activist, who vows to continue his fight.
The Canadian Press
Jan 9th, 2012