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Policy and Poverty in Manitoba - Budget 2013

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives It was a welcome change to hear politicians of all stripes talking about poverty in the lead up to the 2013 provincial budget and in the analysis that followed. Unfortunately much of the chatter will serve the interests of politicians more than those most affected by government decisions. Details here.

Ban the Use of Neonicotinoids in Canada

Elizabeth May, Leader, Green Party of Canada Pollinators, including honeybees, are a central element of our food system and a critical pillar of our ecology. Details here. Related:  Pollinator Protection - Europe Shows Us How It's Done (Letter) Lots of Buzz About Disappearing Honeybees.

Lots of Buzz About Plight of Disappearing Honeybees

Laura Rance - Winnipeg Free Press The expression "canary in the coal mine" comes to mind when reading a newly-released U.S. government report on the sorry plight of honeybees. Details here. Related: " Pollinator Protection - Europe Shows Us How It's Done" (Letter) Ban the Use of Neonicotinoids in Canada