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Archive for December 10th, 2007

Thousands protest Laibar Singh deportation

The Vancouver Sun: The South Asian-Canadian community flexed its considerable muscles Monday, promising to abandon the Conservatives and boycott any airline that participates in the deportation af Laibar Singh. More than 2,000 people showed up at Vancouver International Airport to protest the imminent deportation of Singh, a paralysed man who the government said entered the [...]

Mining leaves devastation

Inka Milewski Science Advisor and Health Watch Director Conservation Council of New Brunswick Monday December 10th, 2007 In a letter to the editor in the Dec. 3 Daily Gleaner, an associate professor in UNB’s chemical engineering department said uranium mining can sustain a community without destroying it. He pointed to Elliot Lake as an example [...]

Bush and Harper Ignore Colombia’s Labor Rights Reality

In the past year, there have been ongoing debates in both Washington and Ottawa about potential free trade agreements with Colombia. The failure to implement a hemisphere-wide agreement has led the governments of both President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Stephen Harper to push for bilateral pacts with their ideologically-aligned ally in Colombia, President [...]

New Security Certificate Law

:::::ACT NOW::::: On Wednesday, 5 December, the Coalition Justice for Adil Charkaoui was informed that we could be heard before the standing committee – the following day, at 9:00 am in Ottawa. With the coincidence that Charkaoui was in Federal court at the time the news was received, he was able to obtain exceptional permission [...]