Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Protest the Honduran military coup at Goldcorp’s Vancouver office

No to the Coup! The Canadian government must demand the return of President Zelaya and refuse to recognize the military regime! Canadian mining companies out of Honduras! Reparations for the communities in the Siria Valley! Protest Picket at Goldcorp’s head office:666 Burrard StreetThursday July 23 – 12pmBring your banners!Join us in our continued efforts to ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Protest the Honduran military coup at Goldcorp’s Vancouver office

No to the Coup! The Canadian government must demand the return of President Zelaya and refuse to recognize the military regime! Canadian mining companies out of Honduras! Reparations for the communities in the Siria Valley! Protest Picket at Goldcorp’s head office:666 Burrard StreetThursday July 23 – 12pmBring your banners!Join us in our continued efforts to ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Protest the Honduran military coup at Goldcorp’s Vancouver office

No to the Coup! The Canadian government must demand the return of President Zelaya and refuse to recognize the military regime! Canadian mining companies out of Honduras! Reparations for the communities in the Siria Valley! Protest Picket at Goldcorp’s head office:666 Burrard StreetThursday July 23 – 12pmBring your banners!Join us in our continued efforts to ...

Canning's Guess: nasty and brutish

I have respected Mr. Flanagan’s commentary from the moment I started reading his words. Although our spots on the spectrum are no doubt left and right of each other, he is one of only a few political commentators that adds truth and eloquence to the nasty, brutish sport that is political communications.

congrats jean

Congratulations Prime Minister Chrétien on his appointment to the Order of Merit by her majesty. With a long history in public service, an immpecable record of fiscal responsibility as leader, and unmatched electoral success (other than by Mackenzie King), I consider Jean Chrétien to be one of greatest Prime Ministers in recent history. The Queen ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Goldcorp supports military coup in Honduras

Here’s an update from Rights Action about Goldcorp’s support of the military coup in Honduras. The whole alert follows: July 8, 2009 GOLDCORP INC. (ENTREMARES) BUSES WORKERS TO PRO-COUP MARCHES FOR INFORMATION FROM HONDURAS, CONTACT: Grahame Russell (Rights Action co-director):info@rightsaction.org, [504] 9630-9507 & 9507-3835 Yesterday, tens of thousands of pro-democracy Hondurans again marched pacifically, demanding ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Goldcorp supports military coup in Honduras

Here’s an update from Rights Action about Goldcorp’s support of the military coup in Honduras. The whole alert follows: July 8, 2009 GOLDCORP INC. (ENTREMARES) BUSES WORKERS TO PRO-COUP MARCHES FOR INFORMATION FROM HONDURAS, CONTACT: Grahame Russell (Rights Action co-director):info@rightsaction.org, [504] 9630-9507 & 9507-3835 Yesterday, tens of thousands of pro-democracy Hondurans again marched pacifically, demanding ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Goldcorp supports military coup in Honduras

Here’s an update from Rights Action about Goldcorp’s support of the military coup in Honduras. The whole alert follows: July 8, 2009 GOLDCORP INC. (ENTREMARES) BUSES WORKERS TO PRO-COUP MARCHES FOR INFORMATION FROM HONDURAS, CONTACT: Grahame Russell (Rights Action co-director):info@rightsaction.org, [504] 9630-9507 & 9507-3835 Yesterday, tens of thousands of pro-democracy Hondurans again marched pacifically, demanding ...

Adam M On The Front Page: Can’t Leave Anything Alone

From Adam M is 30Republicans always want to talk about tradition and respect.But they can never let anything go when they should and they’ll never miss an opportunity to bad-mouth dead people or cause a scene in relation to someone’s funeral they don’t like, including going and protesting right at peoples’ funerals in some cases.It ...

anti-union satire makes me less of a moderate?

I would expect that most politically minded readers (of all political stripes) could tell the difference between satirical humour and me being a “fascist” seriously wanting to start military coups on a municipal level.Everyone is entitled to their opinions. Fellow blogger Kirbycairo described me as being irrational and a”wacko”. To my defence, how does being ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Pictures from the tragic events in Hnduras.

Please see photojournalist James Rodriguez’s photo essay an the tragic events that occurred in Honduras yesterday when President Zelaya tried to land.

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Pictures from the tragic events in Hnduras.

Please see photojournalist James Rodriguez’s photo essay an the tragic events that occurred in Honduras yesterday when President Zelaya tried to land.

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Pictures from the tragic events in Hnduras.

Please see photojournalist James Rodriguez’s photo essay an the tragic events that occurred in Honduras yesterday when President Zelaya tried to land.

a honduras-like coup here in toronto?

It’s been over 2 weeks, and the city continues to pile up with garbage. We can literally hear a pin drop at City Hall. Toronto needs a new mayor. Not just any mayor, we need an effective one who isn’t leashed and gagged by organized labour. David Miller needs to go.What do we Torontonians need ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Amnesty: Oil industry has brought poverty and pollution to Niger Delta

Amnesty International has recently released a report documenting environmental damage and poverty brought to Nigeria by the oil industry. They also document how the government is not holding these companies to account.

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Amnesty: Oil industry has brought poverty and pollution to Niger Delta

Amnesty International has recently released a report documenting environmental damage and poverty brought to Nigeria by the oil industry. They also document how the government is not holding these companies to account.

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Amnesty: Oil industry has brought poverty and pollution to Niger Delta

Amnesty International has recently released a report documenting environmental damage and poverty brought to Nigeria by the oil industry. They also document how the government is not holding these companies to account.

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Watch Blood Dimaond movie Sunday night.

If you are concerned about human rights, and haven’t yet seen the 2006 movie Blood Diamond with Leonardo Dicaprio. CBC is showing it tomorrow (Sunday) at 9:00 PM. Set in Sierra Leone, it does a pretty good job of examining the ethical issue of diamonds that are extracted to fund conflicts, especially in Africa, while ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Watch Blood Dimaond movie Sunday night.

If you are concerned about human rights, and haven’t yet seen the 2006 movie Blood Diamond with Leonardo Dicaprio. CBC is showing it tomorrow (Sunday) at 9:00 PM. Set in Sierra Leone, it does a pretty good job of examining the ethical issue of diamonds that are extracted to fund conflicts, especially in Africa, while ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Watch Blood Dimaond movie Sunday night.

If you are concerned about human rights, and haven’t yet seen the 2006 movie Blood Diamond with Leonardo Dicaprio. CBC is showing it tomorrow (Sunday) at 9:00 PM. Set in Sierra Leone, it does a pretty good job of examining the ethical issue of diamonds that are extracted to fund conflicts, especially in Africa, while ...

canada, a nation of opportunity

The first of July is a day of reflection and celebration. Whether you are a citizen, a refugee, a permanent resident or a student, today is a day to reflect upon the great nation in which we live.My middle-class parents and I immigrated from Hong Kong to Canada when I was at the tender age ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Petition to Obama: Call for reinstatement Honduran president Zelaya

Please sign this petition calling for the reinstatement of Honduran president Manuel Zaleya. The European Union and other Latin American leaders have all called for a reinstatement, but Obama’s statement fell short of such a call.

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Petition to Obama: Call for reinstatement Honduran president Zelaya

Please sign this petition calling for the reinstatement of Honduran president Manuel Zaleya. The European Union and other Latin American leaders have all called for a reinstatement, but Obama’s statement fell short of such a call.

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Petition to Obama: Call for reinstatement Honduran president Zelaya

Please sign this petition calling for the reinstatement of Honduran president Manuel Zaleya. The European Union and other Latin American leaders have all called for a reinstatement, but Obama’s statement fell short of such a call.

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Al Jazeera: military coup in Honduras.

From the Al Jazeera, here’s their report of the miltary coup in Honduras: Manuel Zelaya, the president of Honduras, has called for “peaceful resistance” after the country’s military forced him to leave the country. After arriving in Costa Rica on Sunday, Zelaya said that he had been a “victim of kidnapping” when Honduran soldiers raided ...