This agreement will 'temporarily' bind Canadian municipal and provincial governments to guarantee U.S.A companies access to most Canadian municipal and provincial infrastructure spending projects until Sept. 2011. It will also permanently bind the Canadian Provincial Governments to the WTO Government Procurement Agreement...The current canadian conservative government has an agenda to reduce the role of Government in Canada, and supports private economic growth at the expense of the Canadian economy and the Canadian public.
Throughout the world the participants of mass participation athletic events are invited to raise $$ for chatity. Why not Quebec?
Organizers of the 2010 Winter Games are making an Olympian effort to sell the world on the idea that these will be the greenest Games ever. But a Council of Canadians-led coalition called VANOC’s green Games branding exercise nothing more than “greenwash” at a Thursday news conference.
In the past 24 hours Russian doctors have performed surgery on 12 patients at the hospital that this country’s Emergencies Ministry has established in Haiti’s quake-stricken capital city Port-au-Prince. Over the period the Russian doctors have provided medical aid for a total of 57 patients, including 17 children. The Russian air-borne hospital started operation on the 15th of this month. It boasts all the equipment needed.
Crucitas: Presidente de Costa Rica ansioso.
Pineapple in Costa Rica is causing several environmental harms to communities. Authorities seem not to be ready to take action.
An Unjust Tax On Hospitals Outside of Alberta/New Brunswick.
A smart man uses his intelligence to feed his greed and lust for power, to get what he wants. A wise man uses his intelligence to draw wisdom from others, to do what is wise and decent for humanity, for the people and the planet.
Play aims to reduce stigma of mental illness one show at a time. Courtesy Digital Journal by KJ Mullins
Event Focuses on Resilience in a Changing Climate
By Nicola Nasser - October 17, 2009
...U.S. strategy remains the real problem...This strategy has pursued five self-defeating goals, namely to empower a pro-U.S. regime that has proved powerless in fending off the overwhelming rejection of the U.S. occupation...to establish a "democratic" political process that "constitutionally" negates the democratic rights of the country's Arab majority...and to save a semblance of the territorial unity of the country while empowering "mini-states" that would sooner or later doom any such unity.
By Charles McCollester - September 26, 2009
...[Pittsburgh]...is being touted as...the great example of a transition to a new economy. The problem with that analysis is that our population was cut from 1960 at 740,000 to 320,000 now...200,000 industrial jobs were lost in southwestern Pennsylvania...We have people all over the country, and those folks didn't go there willingly...[T]he great industrial working class really was dispersed here earlier...In the 1980s and early '90s, the economy in other parts of the country could absorb the industry refugees...[T]he whole country is in trouble now...[T]his is not a solution.