Canada

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Environmental campaigners cheered this week when President Barack Obama vetoed a Congressional bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline, and urged him to stand up for the climate and fully reject TransCanada's tar sands pipeline project. Yet if that rejection happens, observers point out that it could put a costly burden on U.S. taxpayers. That's...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Over the course of two decades, dozens of human rights groups, First Nations...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Tilley Building, headquarters of Canada's Communications Security Establishment (CSE), in Ottawa, Ontario. (Photo:P199/Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons)
Canada's electronic spy agency, the Communications Security Establishment (CSE...

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Arguing "Hollywood doesn't need your money - abused women do," the online campaign #50dollarsnot50shades is urging people to donate to a women’s shelter rather than go see the much-hyped, critically-panned, soft-porn film about a sadistic predator sexually targeting and abusing a young woman. Organizers charge the film "tells lies about women's lives...You might think this is a romance story (but) in reality it’s a horror story for most women.”