What a waste!

What a waste!

Conservative government spends $4.9 million on public opinion surveys | Toronto Star
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The Stephen Harper government spent $4.9 million on public opinion polls last year, an increase over the $4.3 million it spent a year earlier.

This put a smile on my face--don't judge people by how they look.

This put a smile on my face–don’t judge people by how they look.

Couple Gets A ‘TERRIFYING’ Shock At The Movie Theater. What Happens Next Gave Me Goosebumps.
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This is an amazing video that left me speechless! What would you do if you went to the movies, walked into the crowded theater and found every seat — except for two, smack dab in the middle — was occupied by a big, tough biker with a scowling expression? This awesome ad campaign from Carlsberg beer…

Protesters Seeking To Talk About Gaza Escorted Out Of Tory MP’s Office
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OTTAWA — Five people occupying Tory MP Susan Truppe’s constituency office in London, Ont., hoping to speak with her about the Conservative government’s position on the Gaza conflict, were escorted out of the building by police Friday. Protester David Heap told The Huffington Post Canada the police d…

Eau Canada: Caravan brings 1,000 litres of Canadian water to Detroit in protest
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The Canadians rallied outside City Hall before heading for St. Peter’s Episcopal Church to deliver the water

Israel/Gaza conflict: Questions and Answers
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What does Amnesty International think of the resolution passed by the UN Human Rights Council on 23 July? What should happen next?

Making Sense of Gaza: An Interview With Ilan Pappe
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In this interview, dissident Israeli historian Ilan Pappu00e9 discusses current events in Gaza, the effectiveness of the BDS movement, the possibility of a two-state solution and the progression of racism within Israel.

Chief justice cleared in spat with Stephen Harper government | Toronto Star
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The International Commission of Jurists slammed the Prime Minister for remarks that were critical of Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin.

Disappointing.

Disappointing.

Michelle Obama teaming up with Monsanto to promote children’s food
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Why Michelle Obama Is Teaming Up With Monsanto and Friends to Block Your Right to Know What’s in Your Children’s Food The popular agriculture company Monsanto is partnering with First Lady Michelle…

They are hiring--spread the word!

They are hiring–spread the word!

Job Posts | Egale Canada
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Egale Canada Human Rights Trust (ECHRT) is Canada’s only national charity promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) human rights through research, education and community engagement.

Pen Canada hit with audit by Canada Revenue Agency, joining other charity groups critical of…
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The Canada Revenue Agency has launched a political-activities audit of Pen Canada, a small charity promoting freedom of expression that has criticized the Harper government in the past.