After a decade of citizens and groups critical of the government being dismissed, dismantled, defamed, and defunded, there’s no cause for complacency.
Scientists protest the Harper government with a mock funeral through downtown Ottawa marking 'the death of evidence,' July 10, 2012. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Citizens around the world are mobilizing this Saturday to assert their right to speak out, organize, and take action. As part of a Global Day for Citizen Action, people will be asked whether they are free to raise their voice and call for change.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.