Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Outrageous! Unelected Senate Conservatives Kill Climate Bill And Democracy With One Vote

Unelected Conservative senators kill Bill C-311 without any debate in a surprise vote -- after the majority in the elected House of Commons had passed the Bill! Canada will be going to the next climate meeting in Cancun, Mexico with nothing but the current, completely ineffectual Conservative plan (putting it more briefly: Canada will come empty-handed).

The sordid details (example from Toronto Star, but almost any other Canadian media source will do):

Read. Weep. Then work for change!

For example: Group from Green Party of Canada: