Inter Pares - which means among equals – believes in solidarity, not charity, as an approach to international cooperation.
The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) has one simple mission: we work tirelessly to ensure that Canadian mining, oil and gas companies respect human rights and the environment when working abroad.
The Broadbent Institute is an independent, non-partisan organization championing progressive change through the promotion of democracy, equality, and sustainability and the training of a new generation of leaders.
SGNews.ca is published by Straight Goods News Inc. Straight Goods News was incorporated in Canada under the Business Corporations Act as a privately held company on 16 December 1999. It began publication on 25 January 2000, and currently has approximately 30 shareholders who shared the vision of progressive news reporting for Canadians.
The Canadian Centre for Investigative Reporting (CCIR) was founded in 2008 in response to the ongoing attrition of the resources and expertise from Canadian newsrooms necessary to produce in-depth investigative reporting on matters of significant public interest.
The Knowles-Woodsworth Centre has its origins in discussions between Lloyd Axworthy, President of the University of Winnipeg; Bill Blaikie, former NDP MP and now MLA; and Jim Christie, former Dean of Theology at the University of Winnipeg. Their discussions focused on the need to reaffirm and revitalize the connection between the University of Winnipeg and the social gospel.
Over the past year, the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) has made significant progress in building political pressure in Ottawa for new mechanisms to hold corporations accountable for human rights violations and environmental damage in their overseas operations.
rabble.ca was created in 2001 by a group of inspired media and community activists who recognized a need for more spaces for alternative news and views. Now in its seventh year rabble has become Canada’s most popular source for online independent media.
Apathy is Boring is a non-profit organization that uses art and technology to educate youth about democracy and encourage community engagement.
ACORN Canada, in just 3.5 years has grown to be one of Canada's largest and most successful networks of community organizations, with more than 15,000 low and moderate income members organized into 19 neighborhood chapters in 3 cities across Canada.
The Youth Activist Retreat, an annual event since 1999, is a weeklong learning retreat for young activists ages 16 - 20.
Provides financial support to post secondary Aboriginal students studying in the area of archaeology.
A compelling call to arms to reinvigorate our vision of Canada’s place in the world, from one of the best of our new generation of public intellectuals
The Toronto Disaster Relief Committee (TDRC) is a group of social policy, health care and housing experts, academics, business people, community health workers, social workers, AIDS activists, anti-poverty activists, people with homelessness experience, and members of the faith community. We provide advocacy on housing and homelessness issues. We declare homelessness as a national disaster, and demand that Canada end homelessness by implementing a fully-funded National Housing Program through the One Percent Solution.