Megan Leslie

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Name: Megan Leslie
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Alberta oil spill disclosure delayed

TORONTO, July 30 (UPI) -- Files obtained from the Canadian government show there was a push to delay publication of information about an Alberta oil spill, a newspaper said.In mid-July, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. published a 92-page report on the ... [Published UPI - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Emails show secrecy on federal oilsands probe

OTTAWA—Environment Canada’s enforcement branch asked a spokesman to “limit information” given to reporters about how long it took to launch a federal investigation into a serious Alberta oilsands leak last summer.The comments were included in more than ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Canada no longer in top 10 list of most developed countries

Canada has slipped out of the top 10 countries listed in the annual United Nation’s human development index — a far cry from the 1990s when it held the first place for most of the decade.The 2013 report, which reviews a country’s performance in health, ... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Fracking meetings are reaching proportions of mass hysteria

Most Nova Scotians do not understand Fracking. They don't understand it,so they fear it. They fear the worst; Ground contamination.Pollution. Spills. Accidents.Fear and lack of knowledge on any controversial topic leads to masshysteria. And that is exactly ... [Published Frank Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

NDP Deputy Leader Libby Davies uses Gaza crisis to deliberately screw Thomas Mulcair

There's an internal war going on in the New Democratic Party over Israel. The party's hard-core, anti-capitalist, loony-left fanatics have the end of the Jewish state as part of their religious canon. However, as crazy as he knows they are, and distasteful ... [Published Canadian Content - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Charity chill raises alarm

Two years after Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government launched a special audit to root out charities that oppose its agenda, the Official Opposition is sounding the alarm.The New Democratic Party , worried that voluntary agencies are ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

New Democrats call for independent investigation of CRA charity audits

The NDP is calling for anindependent external investigation into allegations of intimidation and political interference that continue to emerge in connection with targeted audits of charities undertaken by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)."Canadians must ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

NDP calls for external probe of tax agency's political audits of charities

OTTAWA - The NDP is calling for an independent probe into the Canada Revenue Agency's targeting of some Canadian charities for their political activities.In a letter Wednesday to Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay, the party says the alleged misuse ... [Published Brandon Sun - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

The Oppositions’ Radical Anti-Trade Agenda

Today, Thomas Mulcair's NDP joined their radical anti-trade activist allies showing their deeply-held and long-standing anti-trade views. The NDP's Trade Critic, Don Davies, stood alongside radical anti-trade activists like representatives from the Council ... [Published Noodls - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Environment Minister must protect Western Chorus Frog

The Conservative government has a legal obligation to take immediate action to protect the Western Chorus Frog-an endangered species that's being threatened by residential development."It is incumbent upon you to immediately issue an emergency protection ... [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Natural Resources’ sweeping report warns feds of increasing climate change, urges action

A new report from the government’s own Natural Resources Departmenton climate change adaptation released last week shows a growing recognition of the need to adapt to a changing climate but also highlights the gap between the research and the political ... [Published Hill Times - Jul 08 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 2 reports

Scheer contradicts NDP claims on mailouts at heated committee appearance

PARLIAMENT HILL – House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer stuck to his guns Thursday after publicly contradicting NDP claims it checked with him before sending partisan mass mailings into two electoral districts about to have byelections, and that he had ... [Published Hill Times - May 30 2014]

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"i think it's really sad to see that we've dropped so far under the conservatives" said deputy NDP leader Megan Leslie
"some of the most prominent and respected environmental and advocacy groups in the country are being aggressively audited by the cra, simply because the government sees them as a threat to their agenda. this is simply another tactic we have seen the harper government use to muzzle opposition and control the message" said NDP Environment critic Megan Leslie (Halifax)

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Report: Alberta oil spill disclosure delayed [Published UPI - Jul 30 2014]
Emails show secrecy on federal oilsands probe [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 29 2014]
Canada no longer in top 10 list of most develop... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 25 2014]
Anti-Fracking meetings are reaching proportions... [Published Frank Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
NDP Deputy Leader Libby Davies uses Gaza crisis... [Published Canadian Content - Jul 25 2014]
Canada drops out of top 10 most developed count... [Published Canadian Content - Jul 25 2014]
Charity chill raises alarm [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 21 2014]
New Democrats call for independent investigatio... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
NDP calls for external probe of tax agency's po... [Published Brandon Sun - Jul 16 2014]
Parks Canada services take hit in budget cuts [Published Metro Canada - Jul 13 2014]
The Oppositions’ Radical Anti-Trade Agenda [Published Noodls - Jul 12 2014]
Environment Minister must protect Western Choru... [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
Natural Resources’ sweeping report warns feds o... [Published Hill Times - Jul 08 2014]
‘I couldn’t just sit by and watch things happen... [Published Hill Times - Jun 24 2014]
Stephen Harper on Barack Obama’s climate-change... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 03 2014]
Scheer contradicts NDP claims on mailouts at he... [Published Hill Times - May 30 2014]
Speaker denies approving tax dollars for party ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 29 2014]
B.C. Supreme Court to hear feds’ appeal on New ... [Published Hill Times - May 26 2014]
Lobbying on 2015 budget will see ‘violin playin... [Published Hill Times - May 12 2014]
Harper defence of vouching prohibition includes... [Published Hill Times - Apr 10 2014]
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OTTAWA — The federal government is dismissing U.S. President Barack Obama’s latest climate-change action plan with a shrug but observers of environmental policy say the United States will take a big leap ahead of Canada in meeting its greenhouse gas ...
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OTTAWA — The Speaker of the House of Commons has contradicted NDP claims that he approved the use of parliamentary resources to send bulk mail into ridings facing byelections and to pay staff in satellite party offices. Andrew Scheer said Thursday that ...
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