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Posted: November 30, 2011

Janet Redman
A BLIZZARD OF BAD CLIMATE NEWS
by Janet Redman
  This holiday, get your grandkids something they'll be really thankful for – fight to stop climate change.
 
 

Straight Goods NewsINTRODUCING STRAIGHT GOODS' NEW HILL REPORT by Ish Theilheimer with Samantha Bayard and with YouTube video clips
  Here are interviews and videos from Parliament Hill.
 

Shannon Hayes
TRUE RESILIENCY
by Shannon Hayes
  A hurricane taught me real preparedness has more to do with community than canned goods.
 
 

Todd Hirsch

THE 2011 ECONOMIC OSCARS
by Todd Hirsch
  Larger than life figures affected all our daily lives.
 
 

Introducing SGN's new Hill Report

video interviews with some of Parliament Hill's most interesting people. We've been reporting from the Hill for years. Now we're giving Hill Report a regular slot.

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial

HARPER WILL USE LIBYA TO PUSH FOR IRAN ATTACK by Ish Theilheimer
  WMD fiasco could repeat itself if Canadians aren't vigilant.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

USE IT UP, WEAR IT OUT
by David Suzuki
  Don't say the D-word.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

A ROYAL SCRAMBLE by Geoffrey Stevens
  Conservatives rally in the loyal service of Her Majesty, Ottawa-style.
 

In other words by Kahlil Bendib
DENIAL MAN!
  He thinks he's impervious to gale force winds.

He thinks he's impervious to gale force winds...

Canadian Politics
Bill Phipps
FASTING FOR COURAGE ON CLIMATE CHANGE
by Straight Goods News staff
  Former United Church Moderator Bill Phipps forgoes food during Durban talks.
 

Janice Harvey

EMPTY FRACKING PROMISES
by Janice Harvey
  Proposed regulations will do little to mitigate risks.
 
 

Bill Tieleman

BC PREMIER REJECTS BASI-VIRK INQUIRY
by Bill Tieleman
  Christy Clark claims no questions left to be answered.
 
 

Inside Queen's Park
PARTIES PLAY MINORITY GOVERNMENT CHICKEN
by Inside Queen's Park
  And, horror over long term care conditions repeats, again.
 

Stephen Kimber

VLTS, CASINOS, LOTTERIES AND MORE
by Stephen Kimber
  Nova Scotians have a problem we're not admitting.
 
 

Jody DallaireEquality time

REPORT: GIRLS BETTER OFF THAN BOYS by Jody Dallaire
  Some interpretations of statistics seem questionable.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil TaylorNATO'S EXPANDING HORIZONS by Phil Taylor
  Phil's featured guest is Rick Rozoff.

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Richard WagameseOne native life

THE ELDER by Richard Wagamese
  Caring and listening can hasten healing.
 
 

Workplaces
Canadian Labour CongressRRSP RIPOFFS from the Canadian Labour Congress
  CLC presents straight talk on RRSP and mutual fund management fees.
 

Kristin DeasyWorld beat

MEN: SHOW US YOUR HIJAB by Kristin Deasy
  Egyptian "naked blogger" shakes up Muslims with Facebook campaign.
 

Media files
Jim Foulds

RUPERT MURDOCH AND THATCHER'S CHILDREN
by Jim Foulds
  Courts treat rich much more gently than the dispossessed.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
FUKUSHIMA AND BEYOND
The situation with Japan's damaged nuclear reactors has major implications for the whole world, but news about what's really happening can be hard to find. Japan's Science Ministry says that almost one-tenth of the country is contaminated, mainly by radioactive cesium. Here's an English-language Japanese site that delivers the goods.
  fukushima.greenaction-japan.org
 

Hot headlines
WISCONSIN FIGHTS BACK by David Dayen
  Petition to recall Gov Scott Walker halfway to signature goal in 12 days.

Nathan BrownTake action!

SICKENED BY PEPPER SPRAY VIDEO? by Nathan Brown
  Sign petition calling for UC Davis Chancellor's resignation.
 
 

Feedback from our readers
CHANGING THE CHARTER from Patricia Paradis
  Premiers studied other proposals as well.

Humour
THE "MISSION IMPOSSIBLE" SQUIRREL from YouTube
  Determined squirrel proves it will do anything for nuts.
 

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