#J28 Day of Action: It's time to send Harper a message he can't ignore

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By Tria Donaldson, Rabble.ca, 22 January 2013

Our country is at a crossroads. Inspiring social movements are meeting a wall of Conservative spin. (...)

Environmental charities and labour organizations are under attack. Bill C-377 saddles trade unions with accounting measures stricter than any other type of organization has to comply with, and violates privacy rights of employees and contractors. In last year's budget, the Harper Conservatives created an eight million dollar fund to audit charities accused of too much political action, mostly targeting groups fighting tar sands expansion. These policies are meant to create a chill effect on political activity by targeting powerful civil society voices that are speaking out against the Conservative agenda. (...)

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