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January 23, 2009

CCPA says Conservative government must address EI, poverty, infrastructure, environment and spending rather than tax cuts.

January 23, 2009

(Jan 23, 2009) -- 'The Harper government thinks we have to choose either a strong economy or a clean environment. This is a false choice that sells our country short. We can and must have both.'

January 21, 2009

'In tough times it is important that our governments show leadership and make smart policy choices that are in our long term interests,' say James Clancy and Peter Olfert. 

January 6, 2009

'A bold and achievable set of initiatives that can protect Canada from the economic storm.'

December 5, 2008

(Dec 5, 2008) -- 'We've got an extremely rare opportunity right now to make progressive change in Canada -- to force our governments to deliver a plan that will ensure a strong economy, fair society and clean environment for all of us.'

November 27, 2008

'The Harper government made it clear in the fall economic update that they are going to legislate away fundamental human rights, such as the right to collective bargaining and the right to equal pay for work of equal value.'

November 22, 2007

Canada is ignoring the plight of the people of Colombia by negotiating a free trade agreement with the Uribe government.

October 10, 2007

(Oct 11, 2007) -- 'Lost jobs, stagnating wages, historic gap between rich and poor. These are the types of trends that can pull a country apart at the seams.'

September 24, 2007

Friends of Earth Canada taking Harper government to Federal Court

August 25, 2007

CEP calls for independent judicial inquiry