A Different Point of View....: Do you know a community that might like to have a new newspaper?

(Note: Please forward to any folks that might like to look into setting up a paper.) News outlets in Canadian communities are falling like bowling pins. At least 171 media organizations in 138 communities closed between 2008 and this January, says the Local News Research Project, a project led by Ryerson School of Journalism.  By ...

A Different Point of View....: Highly-regarded anti-nuke organization becomes first Harper charity victim

Physicians for Global Survival (PGS), a highly regarded Canadian NGO that has been campaigning to abolish nuclear weapons for 32 years, is losing its charitable tax status. “We promote nuclear disarmament,” said staff member Andrea Levy, “but we’ve been told we’re too political. We do too much advocacy.” However, the content of the PGS website ...