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Coincidence: Ethical Oil address the same as Conservative MP Tony Clement's old campaign

Of the thousands of addresses available, Ethical Oil appears to share a mailing address with a Conservative MP's former campaign office.

Why we fight: Weekly update from

This is the Weekly News Update video for Thursday, December 15. This week, we talk about our fundraising drive, the latest news, and our inspiration to continue the fight for an open and...

Fired up? Start a twitter petition

An interview with the founders of, a new twitter petition tool. It helped bring down usage-based billing, could it help your cause too?

Tony Clement to ask CRTC to reverse usage-based billing

Good news for internet junkies. The federal government will ask the CRTC to stop usage-based billing in its tracks.

Tony Clement keeps shooting the Tories in the political foot

Tony Clement has gone from rising political star to floundering minister immersed in controversy.

Women scientists experience gaps in pay and appointments

When the federal government appointed 19 men and zero women as Canada Excellence Research Chairs last month, it sparked a debate over gender equality in the sciences, and now the more...