Harkat deportation process still under way, despite risk of adverse reception in home country

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in FEATURES, FEDERAL | No Comments

By Zach Howe –  While Canada has opened its arms to welcome 25,000 refugees from Syria, one individual missed the wagon of a warm welcome since his arrival to Canada. Mohamed Harkat, originally from Algeria, has been on the verge of deportation since 2002 when former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien issued a security certificate on him. The notorious ...

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PowerShift Alberta: Sustainable solutions for big oil problems

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in FEATURES, INTERGOVERNMENTAL | No Comments

By Jasmine Pushak –  The Movement  “If it’s wrong to wreck the environment… then it’s wrong to make a profit off it,” says Kiki Wood, national director of the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition (CYCC). She has come to meet with members of Greenpeace Edmonton and spur a social action called PowerShift Alberta. The youth-led initiative ...

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