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Environmental Message Shines Through at Occupy Montreal

 ‘Le Civic du Peuple’ – Photo Credit: Michelle Moore We all know what the Occupy movement is all about at it’s roots; it can be summed up with this single phrase: We are the 99%. What complicates things however is that this movement also presents an opportunity for people to push their causes and ideas […]

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Plan Nord: Consultation Follow-Up with Greenpeace

Nicolas Mainville – Photo Credit: Daniel Migneault The night of the Plan Nord consultation in Montreal, many citizens left feeling their concerns had been ignored. One of the first to speak was Nicolas Mainville, Forest Campaigner for  Greenpeace Canada who’s question caused an uproar among the ministers. Mainville had asked if the ministers could reassure […]

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Plan Nord: Public feels left out of Public Consultation

Photo Credit: Gilles Morissette As this old campaign poster suggests, maybe our environment minister Pierre Arcand  is more concerned with economics than he should be. On May 9th 2011 the Charest government announced their 25 year, 80 Billion dollar plan to “develop” the isolated regions of Northern Quebec through the installation of numerous mines and hydroelectric […]

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