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Dr. Katie Gibbs: Scientists call for evidence based decisions by governments
Dr. Katie Gibbs is the executive director of a new science advocacy group called "Evidence for Democracy" which advocates using science to develop public policy.
Jun 11th, 2013
The power of brand Joyce Murray
A vote for Liberal candidate Joyce Murray is a vote for party co-operation against Harper.
Feb 15th, 2013
Chinese lessons for Alberta oil sons: The SinoFile
Beijing's last bout with pollution took a significant economic toll -- and the implications for Ottawa are grim.
Jan 26th, 2013
Beijing's stellar Idle No More coverage: The SinoFile
Maybe this is China's way of telling Harper: 'Hey, we're not so different you and I.'
Jan 18th, 2013
First Nations prepared to fight Harper government, Enbridge in international court
First Nations peoples from all over British Columbia gathered at the Vancouver Art gallery Sunday to protest bill C-45 and the Enbridge pipeline.
Dec 23rd, 2012
Podium Politics and the Olympics
For clarity, I'm pro-Olympics - with a twist, which means I love the sport but hate the politics. Anti-Olympic activists are hoping our governments will succumb to pressure and embarrassment...
Jan 19th, 2010
Copenhagen Videoblog: Cutting Corners on Climate Change
Copenhagen Conference goes into overtime and the problems remain unsolved. Issues punted to G20. Harper regretting he said yes to Canada hosting G20? (read more)
Dec 18th, 2009
Canada at Copenhagen Cheat Sheet
As Harper faces angry demonstrators at the Climate Change Conference in Denmark, we take you back a few steps. How did we get here? Copenhagen and Canada 101.
Dec 16th, 2009