Posted: December 14, 2011
HIGH VOLTAGE PART TWO by Joyce Nelson
Energy companies lament shortages but sell our energy abroad.
SETTING THE STAGE FOR CLIMATE CHAOS by Graham Saunders
Durban's "breakthrough" is too little too late.
FAITH GROUPS SPEAK OUT ON CLIMATE CHANGE by Dennis Gruending
Harperites' loyalty to oil patch supercedes global stewardship.
WORDS THAT DON'T WORK by George Lakoff
Occupy can't win by using conservatives' language.
CANADA FIDDLES WHILE THE WORLD BURNS by Ish Theilheimer
Insistence on poor nations cutting emissions sounds like let-them-eat-cake.
SHOPPING HAZARDS by David Suzuki
Human health should matter as much as the economy's health.
THE PRICE OF PROTECTION by Geoffrey Stevens
Ottawa hangs on to Washington's apron strings.
NDP 2012 leadership
NEWS AND CANDIDATE PROFILES by SGNews staff
Straight Goods News offers insights on the NDP federal leadership campaign and interviews with candidates, with YouTube video, transcripts and text.
HILL REPORT by Ish Theilheimer with Samantha Bayard, with YouTube video clips
A text and video wrap-up of news from Ottawa.
TAKEN FOR A FERRY RIDE by Bill Tieleman
BC ferries to pay new CEO "only" $563,000.
REVAMPING LOCAL GOVERNANCE by Janice Harvey
Communities need to be sustainable in more ways than financially.
TIME FOR A PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO THE FENWICK MACINTOSH CASE by Stephen Kimber
Conviction in child sexual abuses overturned for procedural delays.
I CAN PROVE THE NDP UNDERSTANDS BUSINESS: MARTIN SINGH by Ish Theilheimer transcribed by Ruth Cooper
Pharmacist turned leadership contender brings new ideas and confident grasp of politics.
ROBIN HOOD REVERSED by Jody Dallaire
Income-splitting benefits mainly wealthy breadwinners.
One native life
DARK TO LIGHT by Richard Wagamese
City people are awed by the silent majesty of rural nights.
BLOCK SWEATSHOP GOODS from Peter Julian's office
Peter Julian re-introduces Bill to bar goods made in sweatshops.
HARPER'S CUTS BEGIN from PIPSC
Department of Fisheries and Oceans protects environment, fish stocks.
BREACHED AGREEMENT SANCTIONED from the United Steel Workers
Conservatives betray Canadians with US Steel deal.
SUN NEWS ATTACKS CEASEFIRE.CA by Murray Dobbin
As predicted, Sun News is Fox News North – your national, pro-war TV Network.
|PICK OF THE WEEK
|HAND FEEDING HUMMING BIRDS
From Ketchican Alaska comes an enchanting five-minute video of a local family pouring sugar water into their hands so that hummingbirds will come and perch to sip the nectar.
THE PARADOX OF A "RESPONSIBLE" ARMS MAKER by NAJ Taylor
The negative impact of arms manufacture calls for a closer look at corporate social irresponsibility.
BORDER DEAL BOGUS by James Laxer
Despite 2009 dip, Canadian exports to US have been strong since 9/11.
FOR COAL PLANTS, THE END OF AN ERA by Lester R Brown
Targeted campaigns have blocked half of proposed new US coal power plants.
ATTAWAPISKAT FLOODS LINKED TO DE BEERS SEWAGE by Ossie Michelin
Diamond company denies blame for stinking basements.
TELL APPLE TO USE CONFLICT-FREE MINERALS from Change.org
Rare earth sales fuel deadly 15-year Eastern Congo civil war.
DOWN, GINGER, DOWN! from GlobalTVBC
Rescued dogs give "face time" a new meaning.