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Trudeau just failed another climate test, don’t let him fail us on Kinder Morgan

Stop what you're doing and send a message to the government's online Kinder Morgan review panel

New poll results show support dropping for Bill C-51

Support for the "secret police bill" Bill C-51 has plummeted sharply among Canadians, according to a new public opinion poll released this week. Among citizens aware of the...

Hupacasath First Nation rallies in Ottawa against China-Canada FIPA deal

BC's Hupacasath First Nation protested in Ottawa on Sunday to rally public support for its legal challenge against the ratification of FIPA, a controversial China-Canada investment...

Citizens deliver petition opposing Enbridge's 'missing islands' video

Around 20 people gathered outside the Enbridge headquarters in Vancouver at noon today to deliver a petition with 45,000 names, calling for the removal of a "misleading" promotional video about the...

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.

Canada needs Nathan Cullen to help defeat Harper

If NDP voters are truly serious about taking down Stephen Harper and the Conservatives, they should take a good, hard look at BC’s sole leadership candidate, Nathan Cullen. No doubt lumped in with...

Harper’s Canada: A Conservative government policy fact sheet

Having trouble keeping track of what Canada's federal government is up to? Here's part one in a series outlining key events and issues that have defined Canadian politics over the past several months.

At robocall protest, comedian Sean Devlin nails Conservatives with "math problems" speech

At the robo-call protest on Saturday, local comedian Sean Devlin -- creator of Sh*t Harper Did -- ripped into the Conservatives' "math problems."