Bangladesh: Manufacturing Horror‏!

The death toll from last week’s building collapse in Bangladesh has now topped 400 -- it’s Bangladesh’s worst ever industrial disaster. The eight-storey building, workplace to thousands of garment factory workers, showed clear signs of cracking a full day before it collapsed. More than 140 people are still missing underneath the rubble. Right now, thousands of protesters are marching in Dhaka to demand their right to not die on the job. It’s time global fashion brands heed their call -- it’s … [Read more...]

NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong Wednesday, March 6, 2013

DRAKE UNDERGOUND presents ... NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong, MAR 6, 2013 - 7 pm (doors open 6:15) event ends 9 pm Join NOW Senior Entertainment editor, author and feminist commentator Susan G. Cole in conversation with the celebrated and accomplished Sally Armstrong. Susan was born in Toronto and has her bachelor's degree from Harvard. As an activist, she's been active in the gay community for over 25 years, and was a member of the first lesbian political organization in Toronto. … [Read more...]

Victoria Soto – WOMAN of ACTION™ ~ Tribute

  A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of this power of example of pure love, true devotion and exemplar courage.  When the shooter came to her classroom, causing the worst gun killing in the history of the USA, she hid her first graders in the cabinets and closets after hearing the gunfire. Celebrate this Life with us here today, as we pay our tribute to this one woman that all the women of our world will forever look up to. This woman died a … [Read more...]

CBC ~ 50th Anniversary of the CBC Massey Lectures

  October 24, 2011   Governor General to Deliver Opening Remarks at 50th Anniversary of the CBC Massey Lectures OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will deliver the opening remarks at the final lecture celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the CBC Massey Lectures. The event will be held at Koerner Hall, in Toronto, on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. At approximately 7:40 p.m.,the Governor General will deliver … [Read more...]

CANADA – Avaaz: In 3 Days!

The deadline is just three days away for public comments opposing special CRTC favours for "Fox News North," the right-wing network being readied by the Sun media empire. Sun wants the government to force cable companies to offer them to Canadian customers. In these final 72 hours, let's rally thousands of Canadian voices against state-sponsored bias:     In three days, the deadline will expire on the CRTC’s public comment period on Sun TV -- the proposed right-wing “Fox News North” … [Read more...]

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