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... to the mitigation of climate change. To promote organic agriculture, and to institute a fair and just transition program for workers and communities affected by the conversion to organic agriculture.  ...
Tuesday, 03 June 2008
... in Mexico in a variety of areas, including the pipeline, drilling and service, and electricity sectors. Experts agree that agriculture and mining remain the two sectors that really define the Canada-Mexico ...
Sunday, 25 May 2008
... upon the prosperity in both provinces by giving businesses and workers seamless access to a larger range of opportunities in all areas, including: energy; transportation; agriculture; and investment”. ...
Thursday, 22 May 2008
... with indigenous practices and adopt technologies appropriate to local conditions (7.42 c) the promotion of sustainable production systems such as traditional methods of agriculture, agroforestry, ...
Monday, 21 April 2008
... about Street Housing - Feb 18th 4.  Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable (CR-FAIR) - Feb 19th 5.  BREAK'IN ICE Community Radio - Feb 19 6.  Canada, the UN and Zionism ...
Wednesday, 20 February 2008
... season. If you want to learn more about organic agriculture, the Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia (COABC) is holding its annual conference at the Mary Winspear Centre at Sanscha, ...
Wednesday, 20 February 2008
... Canada at a November 1, 2007 , the Senate committee meeting on Agriculture, a representative from agribusiness was lamenting how the wheat industry has been penalized because of regulations, and stated ...
Saturday, 02 February 2008
... the relevant ministries (economy, agriculture, and labour) issued a communique:. In the Communique , it was indicated that on Wednesday February 6, there would be a meeting between the relevant ...
Friday, 01 February 2008
Agriculture's climate change role demands urgent action Greenpeace press release: MONTREAL and VANCOUVER, Jan. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - Agriculture is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions ...
Tuesday, 08 January 2008
... Alley *  From: Kalanu ! <kalanubuffalo@yahoo.com> The first meeting of Pedal To Petal Urban Agriculture Collective will be meeting at Camas Collective Bookstore and Infoshop next Tuesday, ...
Monday, 17 December 2007
Left Coast Events - Victoria & Islands - Nov 5 07

(Victoria and Islands/PEJ Events)
... Friendly Transportation for the Island   12.  Nov 7 - Eyewitness Report from Haiti13.  Public Transit Symposium - Nov 7th14.  VIPIRG Urban Agriculture Meeting - Nov 8th15.  ...
Tuesday, 06 November 2007
... (public interest) iii.     criminalizing biopiracy and theft of the genetic material and knowledge of farmers, peasants, and indigenous peoples; iv.     promoting organic agriculture and other ecologically ...
Friday, 02 November 2007
... Feast is a fundraiser for our friends at LifeCycles Project Society www.lifecyclesproject.ca You might know LifeCycles through one of their many urban agriculture, food security, or youth projects - the ...
Monday, 22 October 2007
... genetic material and knowledge of farmers, peasants, and indigenous peoples; iv.     support for organic and other forms of ecologically sound practices of agriculture Noting That the ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2007
... for agriculture purposes, 88% of the hill was left out of the ALR because it is unfarmable and we feel for that same reason the remaining 12% of the hill should also be excluded. What was not pointed out ...
Monday, 15 October 2007
... of dollars which have contributed to the compromising of the health of Canadian citizens, from the annual Federal budget must be redirected (from the departments of Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources ...
Sunday, 19 August 2007
... funds be redirected from (from the departments of Agriculture [agribusiness, Natural Resources unsustainable practices); relocated from Department of Defence, and Foreign Affairs (from unsustainable practices ...
Tuesday, 31 July 2007
... sound. • Phase out immediately the use of the pesticide methyl bromide and promote organic agriculture • Provide additional funds from the budget to assist in implementing the ...
Monday, 04 June 2007
The Racist War on Immigrants

(International/Justice News)
... was fair, not unfair,under made-in-Washington one-way "free trade" ruleslegalizing unfairness, especially in areas likeagriculture so crucial to millions of small farmers indeveloping countries like Mexico ...
Wednesday, 28 March 2007
A Review of John Ross' Zapatistas

(International/Justice News)
... a "death sentence."  It would threaten theiragriculture and way of life creating even morehardship than Indian campesinos already face.  Chiapasis the poorest of Mexico's 31 states where ...
Sunday, 25 March 2007
Paraguay: Women from Farming Communities Fight to Change Agriculture and Patriarchy Upside Down World - April Howard:  Companies such as Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland and Bunge have literally invaded ...
Saturday, 17 March 2007
... Ifyou like to work hard, weed, plant, harvest, work alone, work with others,and be part of sustainable agriculture please send resume to info@saanichorganics.com or contact us at 818-5807 before ...
Tuesday, 27 February 2007
Hugo Chavez's Social Democratic Agenda

(International/Justice News)
... umbrella groups addressing matters of health, education, agriculture, housing and all other functions handled up to now by Social Missions and Urban Land Committees.  They represent grass roots democracy ...
Saturday, 24 February 2007
Financial Futures

(International/Earth News)
... were called humans. Actually, they lived quietly as dependents for a few millennia, but then they decided to split off from Nature and set up their own independent business, which was called Agriculture. ...
Sunday, 11 February 2007
... Department of Agriculture affirms that the consumption of corn throughout the world will increase by 20 million tons in 2006, approximately a one percent increase. Some 14 million tons of this total will ...
Friday, 09 February 2007
Canadian Conquistadors

(Canada/Earth News)
... of this vital resource required for the San Martin mine's operations has destroyed the Siria Valley's local economy, traditionally based on agriculture and cattle. In turn, this has caused a wave ...
Saturday, 03 February 2007
The Washington Jungle Revisited

(International/Justice News)
... of Agriculture (USDA) inspectors? eyewitness testimony that completely conscious pigs are beaten over the head with lead pipes, stabbed in order to be bled out and then dunked into 140 degree water for ...
Monday, 22 January 2007
... Campbell and Agriculture Minister Pat Bell still haven't got the message. Mainstream Canada's application for a salmon farm at Providence Point in Wells Pass has received initial approval from ...
Saturday, 20 January 2007
... November 2006, it signed 13 agreements to cooperate in finance, agriculture, IT and energy. Another potential area for detente is energy, with its rapidly increasing demands. The two countries are in competition ...
Tuesday, 16 January 2007
Organic Green Mulch Agriculture and Gardening SystemPEJ News - Lance Lee Camen - This is a technique developed to ensure healthier gardening for the planet. (Replaces chemical fertilizer system)www.PEJ.org ...
Wednesday, 10 January 2007
Saving India's Endangered Giants

(International/Earth News)
... construction projects), development, agriculture and tourism, village lands have expanded to form a near-continuous boundary between the Sigur plateau?s RFs, leaving only narrow corridors. Animal movement ...
Sunday, 07 January 2007
You'll Come Running Back to Me Ee Eee

(International/Peace News)
... Praise of Slowness--journalist Carl Honor? explores the Slow Movement. The Slow Food aspect focuses on regional produce, sustainable agriculture, and taking time to enjoy meals with good company. And while ...
Sunday, 31 December 2006
Lebanon's People's Revolt

(International/Justice News)
... of the hinterlands, and he focused on luxury sectors -- banking and upscale tourism -- instead of Lebanon's productive sectors, agriculture and small industry. Hariri was trying to return to the prewar ...
Thursday, 21 December 2006
... monopoly on marketing grain, party leader St?phane Dion said Wednesday.http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/images/news/photos/2006/12/20/cwb-strahl061219.jpgFederal Agriculture Minister Chuck Strahl said Tuesdayhe'll ...
Wednesday, 20 December 2006
Left Coast Events - Victoria & Islands- Dec 18 06

(Victoria and Islands/PEJ Events)
...  7.  Food Security - Announcements and Events Presentation on Benefits of Urban Agriculture Linda Geggie Committee of the Whole City Hall, City of Victoria January 11, 2007 at 7pm lgeggie@telus.net ...
Tuesday, 19 December 2006
India's "Developmental Terrorists"

(International/Justice News)
... lucrative for them to sell their land to the state than to continue to cultivate it when agriculture is becoming increasingly less ?cost-effective? (the set of national and Western policies that have led ...
Sunday, 17 December 2006
The Hidden News for Friday December 15, 2006

(Victoria and Islands/PEJ Events)
... international websites. In addition to discussing oil geopolitics and energy issues, he has written on issues of agriculture, GATT, WTO, IMF, energy, politics and economics for more than 30 years, beginning ...
Thursday, 14 December 2006
... and promote organic agriculture ? Provide additional funds from the budget to assist in implementing the above measures coupled with ensuring a fair and just job transition strategy for workers ...
Thursday, 14 December 2006
... public service employment levels in theMinistry of Environment, Agriculture and Lands, andForests in order to better enforce regulations andmonitor the activities of logging corporations in ourpublic forests.Write ...
Monday, 11 December 2006
... the patenting of life forms; (iii) An end to the exploitation of the knowledge of farmers, peasants and indigenous peoples; (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture and other ...
Wednesday, 06 December 2006
Terminate This!

(Canada/Justice News)
... the House of Commons Agriculture and Agri-Food  Committee will hold a one-hour hearing on Terminator technology.www.PEJ.org Terminator Seeds:  TAKE ACTION BEFORE DECEMBER 7!  WRITE to your ...
Monday, 04 December 2006
Left Coast Events - Victoria & Islands - Dec 4 06

(Victoria and Islands/PEJ Events)
... to support a Ban on Terminator Seeds in  Canada!    On December 7th 2006 the House of Commons Agriculture and Agri-Food  Committee will hold a one-hour hearing on Terminator technology. ...
Monday, 04 December 2006
... practices from sponsoring and influencing the direction of research at University; (82) to support the efforts of organic and ecological agriculture associations in establishing organic/ecological ...
Saturday, 02 December 2006
Atomic Porker Strikes Indian Point

(International/Justice News)
... Porker collects a paycheck from the Nuclear Power industry. In 2000, Moore was contracted to dismiss concerns about the impacts of logging, mining and clearing for agriculture on the Amazonian rainforests. ...
Thursday, 30 November 2006
... and Byron Dorgan, who will chair the Commerce Committee's subcommittee on trade; Iowa's Tom Harkin, who will chair the Agriculture Committee; and Illinois's Dick Durbin, who will serve as majority ...
Thursday, 30 November 2006
Odds Stacked Against Justice for Farmers

(International/Justice News)
... according the to UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) . The total number of severely malnourished and near starving people is 850 million. The UN pledged to reduce by half the number of hungry people ...
Wednesday, 29 November 2006
Fragging the Amazon

(International/Justice News)
... forest area -- have been destroyed. In recentyears road construction, clearing for agriculture and cattlepasture, and logging have been responsible for most forest loss.Scientists say that continued forest ...
Wednesday, 29 November 2006
... peasants and indigenous peoples (iv) A global support program for promoting organic agriculture and other forms of ecological farming, and the institution of a fair and just transition program for ...
Friday, 24 November 2006
The Massacre at Beit Hanoun

(International/Justice News)
... resisting Israel's domination? "Brutal and dizzy ideas compete against each other," Levy continues, "the defense minister suggests liquidations and the agriculture minister proposes tougher action; ...
Wednesday, 22 November 2006
... Michael Ableman will be sharing his vision about agriculture and you will receive a signed complimentary copy of Michael's latest book, Fields of Plenty.  To learn more about Michael, please visit ...
Monday, 20 November 2006
... We urgently need governance innovation unblocking the structural impediments to needed change in fisheries, in forestry, in agriculture, in energy development, so that choosing sustainability as our only ...
Saturday, 18 November 2006
Iraq's Barren Fields

(International/Justice News)
Iraq's Barren FieldsDahr Jamail - In an address to Iraqi politicians this week, Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki praised his government's performance in agriculture. Maliki highlighted the new ...
Thursday, 16 November 2006
... over 1.5 million corn, bean, rice and poultry farmers and peasants ? and signed the North American Free Trade Agreement, giving license for the US takeover of retail trade, real estate, agriculture, industry, ...
Wednesday, 01 November 2006
... at the university. Our main policy goals are to institute a local foodpurchasing policy at UVic, and to investigate the possibilities of creating anurban agriculture and sustainable living centre at UVic. ...
Monday, 30 October 2006
The U.N. and Death of Internationalism

(International/Justice News)
... the others.  Third-world nations do not have the machinery that lowers the costs of their domestic products (most importantly agriculture) while lacking the infrastructure and capital to produce ?high-value? ...
Saturday, 28 October 2006
... Anne Sherrod, a director of Valhalla Wilderness Watch (VWW).  "This science panel must not be confused with an "independent" science panel. The panel is hired by the BC Ministry of Agriculture and ...
Wednesday, 25 October 2006
... sustainable agriculture. This is going to be a hugeproject with huge benefits as there are few places that need to address thesustainability of their food supply more than Vancouver Island. Contact mthom@uvic.ca ...
Monday, 23 October 2006
... agriculture, farmer driven participatory plant breeding, organic certification and trade development. Last March he led a 2 week Sustainability Tour to Cuba. and if you want to see its detailed itinerary ...
Monday, 23 October 2006
... within Revenue Land boundaries. As their size has increased along with population growth (mainly due to hydroelectric construction projects), development, agriculture and tourism, village lands have expanded ...
Sunday, 15 October 2006
Peak Oil Naysayers Partying On for Growth

(International/Justice News)
... doomed, we can argue that all the roots of society?s ills can be traced to a mistaken lunge on the part of Western Civilization for growth of riches, empire, and heedless "totalitarian agriculture." (This ...
Thursday, 12 October 2006
A Fish Farm Critic Vindicated

(International/Justice News)
... wetsuits and counting. The then Agriculture Minister, in charge of licensing fish farms, John Van Dongen, easily the dimmest politician I've ever met (and that says something), told me that only three ...
Monday, 09 October 2006
... Jefferson and Madison were wary of the influence of a new financial class over the highest departments of government; they envisaged a smaller federal bureaucracy and the expansion of agriculture into ...
Friday, 22 September 2006
Industry?s Attitude

(US/Justice News)
... lawyer responded, ?No, Your Honor.?    ? From trial transcript of State of New Jersey v. ISE America, Central Warren Municipal Court ?Sheep farming, like most agriculture, has become agribusiness ...
Sunday, 17 September 2006
... weightless economy, quality not quantity; America as world's innovative problem solver for a common future and major wealth re cycler. New post green revolution agriculture; Draconian ecosystem-based ...
Thursday, 14 September 2006
China Takes the Wheel at Doha Trade Talks

(International/Justice News)
... failed this summer, Missouri Senator Jim Talent, of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced a bill extending America's farm subsidies, which cost some $25 billion per year. ''We are proud ...
Tuesday, 12 September 2006
... WindowsDouble pane windows keep more heat inside your home so you use less energy. Save 10,000 lbs. of carbon dioxide and $436 per year.?Buy Organic FoodThe chemicals used in modern agriculture pollute ...
Sunday, 10 September 2006
Gore Vidal Interview

(International/Justice News)
... Post is the court circular. What has the emperor done today? And who will be the under-assistant of the secretary of agriculture? As though these things mattered. Q: What do you think of the public advertising ...
Thursday, 31 August 2006
... the West, usually at the cost of their own industry, agriculture and services. They have not been able to sell freely in markets in the West, which has always managed to exercise its economic and political ...
Thursday, 17 August 2006
End This Tragedy Now

(International/Justice News)
... agriculture and industrial sectors are expected to be many more billions. Lebanon's well-known achievements in 15 years of postwar development have been wiped out in a matter of days by Israel's ...
Friday, 11 August 2006
Partial Mexican Vote Count Begins

(International/Justice News)
... gathered outside the headquarters of two banks on Wednesday, as the protest moved outside the city's main square and roads. On Tuesday, protesters rallied outside the Agriculture Department building, ...
Wednesday, 09 August 2006
Immigration as Global Fiscal Policy

(International/Justice News)
... the subsequent penetration and domination of local markets by subsidized agriculture exporters and large-scale manufacturers. As a result of their strategic control over lucrative sectors of the economy, ...
Tuesday, 08 August 2006
... * Since the dawn of agriculture we have lost about half of the earth?s natural forest. The annual, worldwide, loss of natural forest is currently about 120,000 km2 per year. Tropical forests are under ...
Sunday, 06 August 2006
... it is going to be a huge new source of energy, particularly for the transportation sector. You're going to see it all over the place." From this, we might acknowledge that Gore believes that agriculture ...
Saturday, 05 August 2006
... Olive trees, central to agriculture there, are bulldozed by Israeli troops who claim they provide cover for snipers. Palestinian homes are demolished, supposedly because Palestinians built on their land ...
Thursday, 27 July 2006
... into the Gulf of Mexico, for example, and nourishing massive algal blooms which then decay and cause oxygen-depleted "dead zones." Corporate industrial agriculture is a major source of pollution of fisheries, ...
Saturday, 08 July 2006
Oil and the Four-lettered Word

(International/Earth News)
... removing agriculture tariffs and opening global trade, recently broke down due to resistence from the Third World. The Third World wants the Euopean Union and the United States to dismantle agricultural ...
Tuesday, 04 July 2006
Taking Back Bolivia: Of Mores and Morales

(International/Justice News)
... firms involved in textiles, food processing, furniture, metalwork and agriculture, all of which are threatened by free trade on US terms and none of which are oil companies. "Evo had to nationalize the ...
Friday, 02 June 2006
No More Bull! with the Mad Cowboy

(Victoria and Islands/Earth News)
... policy decisions in North America. His campaign has been designed to educate people about organic sustainable agriculture and the dangers of current methods of production. Informed producers and consumers ...
Saturday, 27 May 2006
... Monitoring The Media Madhouse The NY Times notes in an editorial: ?Workers at the Department of Agriculture have been told to praise President Bush's handling of the Iraq war in their speeches. A furious ...
Thursday, 11 May 2006
... in addition to a cagily supportive Harper himself, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, Agriculture Minister Chuck Strahl, Justice Minister Vic Toews, Fisheries Minister Loyola Hearn, Citizenship and Immigration ...
Wednesday, 10 May 2006
... killed, its water sources, agriculture and industry destroyed, close to 180,000 foreign troops put on the ground, sanctity of private homes of citizens broken, and the country pushed back perhaps fifty ...
Tuesday, 09 May 2006
... to ban harmful substances such asbestos, and harmful practice such as genetically engineered foods and crops (x) to subsidize, under the Department of Agriculture, the production of genetically ...
Sunday, 30 April 2006
... little experience or training on issues of sustainability, agriculture, water, alternative construction, and all the other things we need to learn. Nevertheless I was willing to take FTW and my writings ...
Saturday, 29 April 2006
... crops in 1988 leading towards serious consequences for the environment and health as well as environmental devastation of Canadian agriculture- in 1988 he was invovled in the "Changing Atmosphere Conference" ...
Wednesday, 19 April 2006
... Act simply prices farmers out of agriculture. If the rates implied in the act are actually imposed, irrigation costs could be in thousands of rupees per acre. It would in fact be more than what most farmers ...
Wednesday, 12 April 2006
... including rail.? Phase out immediately the use of the pesticides that contribute to climate change and promote organic agricultureFinally government must provide additional funds from their budgets to ...
Friday, 07 April 2006
... Club of Canada, BC Chapter, Farmfolk/Cityfolk, and the Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group (VIPIRG). ?Local agriculture has social, environmental, and economic benefits for the community,? ...
Tuesday, 28 March 2006
... electricity, coal, all minerals, including uranium and primary metals, as well as its forest products, agriculture, and water. Instead of trying to extricate ourselves from the proportionality provision ...
Sunday, 19 March 2006
... has been used for shady purposes, ie to create illegal credit cards. His invention has been or is used by all sorts of folks, people that run gym clubs to the State of California's Department of Agriculture. ...
Saturday, 18 March 2006
... one that was coming: the one rethinking nature, agriculture, food, gender, sex, race, domestic life, home and housing, transportation, energy use, environmental ideas, war, violence and a few other things--the ...
Thursday, 16 March 2006
... our thinking. If there are no gaps there is no emotion. Today people are thinking all the time and are mistaking thought (words/ language) for emotion. When society switches-over from physical work (agriculture) ...
Monday, 06 February 2006
... - SUB b122. for info contact noii (at) vipirg.caUrban AgricultureInterested in Urban Agriculture? Join our group! We do a variety of activities from working with the campus community garden to producing ...
Monday, 30 January 2006
... from Indigenous peoples and farmers' organizations. The outcome now threatens biodiversity and the future of seed-saving and locally adapted agriculture worldwide. "Terminator poses a threat to our ...
Monday, 30 January 2006
... of [the threatened journalists] had written about politics during the election period. They want us to be blind to the ongoing violence in the country; to write about agriculture or culture instead of ...
Thursday, 26 January 2006
... Post green revolution, a large percentage of the world's agriculture is totally dependent on oil. Famine and resulting societal breakdown and infectious disease can not be kept outside of a Fortress ...
Tuesday, 24 January 2006
... from Le Monde Diplomatique considers the subject of an economy and society premised on reduced growth. This proposal includes suggestions for urbanareas limited in size, relocalizing agriculture and democracy. ...
Monday, 23 January 2006
... appointments of key corporate executives at the highest levels of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency and US Department of Agriculture.Monsanto refused Garcia's ...
Monday, 23 January 2006
... Agriculture (USDA), the agency charged with enforcing this statute, does not currently regulate interstate truck transport despite the fact that nearly all farmed animals are move via trucks. According ...
Tuesday, 17 January 2006
... Neither the Romanian goverenment nor Monsanto applied the precautionary principle in assessing the impact of these crops in agriculture. Berlin, Germany, 11 January 2006 Greenpeace today, joined ...
Sunday, 15 January 2006
... permits, and prohibit the export of fissionable nuclear material. "The wave of the future for the West Kootenay, Boundary, South Okanagan/Similkameen and Penticton areas lies in small scale agriculture, ...
Sunday, 08 January 2006
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