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Quebec students continue strike vs. tuition hike

Student leaders vowed to continue their campaign of peaceful protest, dubbed by some as the "Maple Spring."

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Quebec student strike: Do you hear the noise?

Tonight, I took a casserole [saucepan] and I came timidly out into the street.

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Support grows for striking Quebec students

Police repression coupled with draconian measures to limit peaceful protest have failed to stop a student strike in Quebec.

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Conservative robo-call scandal escalates

Evidence continues to mount that the Conservative Party of Canada, borrowing from the U.S. Republican Party, committed widespread electoral fraud to win the 2011 elections.

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Vote suppression takes place in Canada too

The United States and Mexico have not been the only places where the right wing has committed electoral fraud to win elections.

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Alberta oil sands: bear death toll rises, Lakotas protest

Senseless killing of  bears, wolves and caribou can be avoided, but the Canadian oil industry and government are putting profits before responsible environmental welfare.

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Big Oil may rob Canada of jobs

There is growing concern that Canada is rapidly becoming a petro-state. And in this shift, manufacturing jobs are disappearing.

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Is seal killing at an end?

Sealing - a grotesque business that involves killing seals for both their fur and meat - may soon see its last days in Canada.

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Canadian lawmaker urges government to bar Cheney

Canadian legislator Don Davies is asking his government to deny the entry of Dick Cheney into Canada because the former U.S. vice president enagaged in torture, genocide and human rights vioaltions.

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Air Canada flight attendant vote to strike

Flight attendants at Canada's largest airline overwhelmingly endorsed strike action on Sept 13 with results of the 10-day vote showing 5,175 ballots favoring a walkout.

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