The Canadian Progressive: Gawker donates Rob Ford “Crackstarter” money to 4 Canadian non-profits

New York-based news and gossip website Gawker has announced that the money raised on Indiegogo to buy Toronto Mayor Rod Ford’s alleged crack cocaine video will now be donated to four Toronto-area non-profits. The post Gawker donates Rob Ford “Crackstarter” money to 4 Canadian non-profits appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: And now a word from John Cleese, the devil

This explains a great deal. Alltop is fond of burning things too.

DeSmogBlog: Canadian Environmental Groups Black Out to Speak Out Against Government Threats to Nature & Democracy

Blackoutspeakout.png With full page ads in the Globe and Mail and La Presse national newspapers, a major coalition of Canadian environmental non-profits have come together to launch the Black Out Speak Out campaign (Silence, on parle! pour la Francophonie.) CPAWS, David Suzuki Foundation, Ecojustice, Equiterre, Environmental Defence, Greenpeace, Nature Canada, Pembina Institute, Sierra Club Canada, West ...

bastard.logic: On That Zombie Suzuki Resignation Story

The Globe: Canada’s most famous environmentalist, David Suzuki, says he left the board of his charitable foundation to avoid being a lightning rod for criticism and government attacks that would undermine its work. Still, Peter Robinson, who is the head of the David Suzuki Foundation, said the group is facing a “chill” that is leading ...