On February 12, 2009, Maher Arar spoke at a benefit for the CCPA's BC Office. Watch his speech, Fragile Rights: The erosion of our human rights and civil liberties in the name of national security.
https://vimeo.com/3842584 A short video featuring CCPA resource policy analyst Ben Parfitt discussing findings showing that startling numbers of usable logs are being left to rot or burn at logging sites, at a potential cost of thousands of forestry jobs and big increases in greenhouse gas emissions. Shortchanged: Tallying the Legacy of Waste in BC's Logging Industry. Video by Goh Iromoto. Photos by Garth Lenz.
Hugh Mackenzie, researcher at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, gives you the dirt on the growing income gap between Canada's very rich and the rest of us. http://www.youtube.com/v/WjRUwkt2vqs&hl=en_US&fs=1
Speaking at the 2007 CCPA-BC fundraiser, Naomi Klein talks about her new book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. The Shock Doctrine is the gripping story of how America's "free market" policies have come to dominate the world -- through the exploitation of disaster-shocked people and countries.
Renowned Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki speaks about the environment, the economy, climate change and our future at a benefit event for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC Office.