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September 18 - October 1


Teachers’ 12-year struggle highlights government’s contempt for courts, and Charter

Has the provincial government met its nemesis? Patrick Brown gives a blow-by-blow account of court action and legislation since 2002. It’s far from over…

on page 1 | also single article 'Reprint' in BC Legislature archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Beekeepers sue makers of neonicotinoid pesticides

Ontario beekeepers site loss of over $2 million in bees and honey to pesticides since 2006. Banned in Europe, neonicotinoids are still permitted in Canada.

on page 2 | also single article 'Reprint' in Farms + Foods archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Boaters to occupy the Sabine Channel

On October 4, a flotilla of boats, off Jedediah Island, will protest approval of massive coal shipments across the Salish Sea. Will you join them?

on page 5 | also single article 'Reprint' in Oil + Gas + Coal archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Consider the Tomato

It has been a great year for tomatoes. Brian Crumblehulme tells us about innovative growing methods and gives us recipes for tomato jam.

on page 7 | also single article 'Reprint' in Farms + Food archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Decision soon on Hupacasath appeal of China treaty

A Federal Court of Appeal decision on the case mounted by the Hupacasath First Nation against the 31-year Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPPA) is imminent. Meanwhile has FIPPA already been ratified? It's not at all clear. If so - why ahead of the judgement? Could it have anything to do with Prime Minister Harper's visit to China?

on page 10 | also single article 'Reprint' in Canadian Politics archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


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