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Italy bans Novartis Vaccine after Suspicious Deaths

Italy has partially banned an influenza vaccine manufactured by Swiss pharmaceutical Novartis. The decision came leading the mysterious death of three people who had been injected with the vaccine. The Italian Medical Agency (AIFA) said three people were killed and a fourth was seriously ill within 48 hours of receiving doses of vaccine FLUAD, The doses belonged to two specific lots whose origin was not specified. After the deaths, ...Read full article...

Environmentalists warn about Major Water Contamination along Keystone XL pipeline

The construction of the Keystone XL pipeline has galvanized the US environmental energy projects like few in recent years. Numerous organizations have rejected the initiative, with major protests at the White House. The movement has also brought together a significant part of the electorate around a handful of politicians who have made Keystone the center of their electoral programs. President Barack Obama said earlier this year that he would ...Read full article...

Canada’s “Copy and Paste” Foreign Policy

Ottawa Supports US War Agenda directed against Russia As Canada hits Russia with a new package of sanctions targeting Russian military officials, defense companies and the largest state-owned bank, political analyst Prof. Michel Chossudovsky believes the country is simply copying the policy of the US towards Moscow and adds that it is mostly a move to curry favor in the polls with the country’s Ukrainian diaspora. “I think that ...Read full article...

Catalonia and Scotland Awaken Sovereignty Dream in Quebec

Scottish independence referendum and the recently held Diada in Catalonia have awakened the spirits of melancholy in Quebec nationalism. Defeated at the polls last April, the independence of Quebec looks to Scotland with a mixture of envy and admiration. In the French speaking region the possibility of a third consultation seems to be far away. “The sky is gray,” says Bernard Landry, a veteran politician from the Québécois Party, who ...Read full article...

When Religious and Political Leaders don’t listen You have to Speak Louder

LETTER TO CANADA’S MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT Honourable representatives, I am writing to you from Rome, Italy, on the 45th day of my hunger strike to compel our highest religious authorities, Pope Francis and the College of Cardinals, to abandon hypocrisy and protect the people from an international system that is out of control. You have been elected to serve your constituents and to protect the constitution. More than this, ...Read full article...

British Government allowed NSA to spy on British people

U.S. obtained permission to spy from the UK government, which allowed it ” unmask ” and analyze the phone numbers and fax numbers, email and Internet IP addresses of any British citizen. These details were obtained from a 2007 secret memo from the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States, the one in charge of illegally eavesdropping pretty much everyone around the world. The original document was revealed ...Read full article...

Dick Cheney: “Canada is Too Dangerous”

“Dick Cheney cancels Toronto trip, says Canada is too dangerous”. Too dangerous for what and for whom? Lest you be confused, that was back in April of 2012, when he decided to cancel his trip to Toronto. Cheney was indicted for war crimes by the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal in a historic judgment in May 2012: Chief Prosecutor of the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission v. George Walker ...Read full article...

PRISM, XKeyscore and the Five Eyes of a global spying grid

For many people, Edward Snowden’s revelations on the NSA spying are “not news”. Some say that people had already warned about it in the past; others say that everyone already knew. So why did Snowden’s revelations cause such an uproar? First, because most people did not know, and second because of the amount of details that the public got regarding the spying practices. So, yes, Snowden’s revelations were groundbreaking ...Read full article...

North American Integration and the Militarization of the Arctic

The Battle for the Arctic is part of a global military agenda of conquest and territorial control. It has been described as a New Cold War between Russia and America.  Washington’s objective is to secure territorial control, on behalf of the Anglo-American oil giants, over extensive Arctic oil and natural gas reserves. The Arctic region could hold up to 25% of the World’s oil and gas reserves, according to some estimates. ...Read full article...

Canada Adopts its own unconstitutional “Anti-terrorism” Law

The Combating Terrorism Act revives two measures included in the Anti-Terrorism Act of December 2001 that lapsed in 2007 under a “sunset clause”—preventive detention and investigative hearings. The new law also increases the penalties for persons who refuse to cooperate with investigative hearings and makes it a crime to travel abroad or try to leave Canada to engage in terrorism. The Canada Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS) and Canada’s ...Read full article...

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists unveils major Tax Evasion Scheme

Fifteen months of deep research by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), reveals in detail the existence of hidden fortunes in tax havens, whose funds experienced some 12,000 transactions among 13,000 enterprises and individuals involved in the scheme. The ICIJ had access to 2.5 million digital files, that involve accounts in the Virgin Islands, British Cook and other fortune heavens at sea. The size of the files obtained ...Read full article...

Conservatives celebrate first anniversary of Canada’s withdrawal from Kyoto Protocol

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | DECEMBER 18, 2012 The Canadian government confirmed today with a one sentence declaration that the country is no longer part of the Kyoto Protocol, a move labeled by the opposition as a “disgrace”. Canada’s withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol took place on Saturday, December 15th, just one year after Canada communicated its decision to the United Nations. But the Canadian government did not issue a ...Read full article...

Big Brother gets Bigger in Canada

Breitbart.com February 14, 2012 (Via AFP) Canada’s government Tuesday introduced a bill to give law enforcement authorities sweeping powers to probe online communications, but the move sparked criticism about threats to privacy. “New technologies provide new ways of committing crimes, making them more difficult to investigate,” Justice Minister Rob Nicholsontold a press conference in unveiling the measure. “This legislation will enable authorities to keep pace with rapidly changing technology.”  Opposition ...Read full article...

Canada out of Kyoto Protocol

The Canadian environment minister, Peter Kent, said Canada was invoking its legal right to withdraw. Kyoto did not represent the way forward for Canada or the world, he said. UK Guardian December 13, 2011 has pulled out of the Kyoto protocol on climate change,  one day after an update was agreed on, saying the accord won’t work. The Canadian environment minister, Peter Kent, said Canada was invoking its legal ...Read full article...

Russian-American Arctic War

Terry Macalister UK Guardian July 6, 2011 Heavy-hitting US politicians enter debate about the future of the far north, fuelling concerns about a new cold war. The seventh ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council in May looked like it would be a mundane affair with its focus on signing a new search-and-rescue agreement and handover of the chairmanship to Sweden. But the atmosphere in Nuuk, Greenland, was electrified by ...Read full article...
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