public interest

X  Adbusters
take another look at advertising with Adbusters, your Culture Jammers Headquarters.

X  Media Awareness Network
offers practical support for media education in the home, school and community and provides Canadians and others with information and "food for thought" on our fast-evolving media culture. It's also a place where educators, parents, students and community workers can share resources and explore ways to make media a more positive force in children's lives.

X  Amnesty International Canada
a place to learn about human rights abuses around the world, and to find out what you can do about it. (also see the international Amnesty page).

X  B.C. Public Interest Advocacy Centre
"a general public interest law centre which was established in 1981 to help strengthen the voices of those affected by the actions of regulated utilities, large business interests and government. We provide representation to groups which do not have the resources to effectively assert their interests. Those groups may include the poor, seniors, women, First Nations peoples, environmentalists, gays and lesbians, and persons with disabilities."

X  BenefitsWorld
"British Columbia's free online Canadian employee benefits and compensation resource."

X  Canada Protest Page
a p.c. supporter who has listings of protests, etc. for canadians to take part in. they figure that the gov't works for us, so that's what we should make them do.

X  Canadian Human Rights Commission
"Established in 1978, the Canadian Human Rights Commission has three main objectives: to promote knowledge of human rights in Canada and to encourage people to follow principles of equality; to provide effective and timely means for resolving individual complaints; and to help reduce barriers to equality in employment and access to services."

X  Canadian Human Rights Reporter
"a non-profit publisher established to promote access to human rights law in Canada."

X  Canadian Law Resources on the Internet

X  Cheap Gas Locations in Canada

X  Corporate Watch
"an online magazine and resource center designed to provide you--every day Internet users--activists, journalists, students, teachers and policy makers--with an array of tools that you can use to investigate and analyze corporate activity."

X  Council of Canadians
"an independent non-partisan citizens' interest group providing a critical and progressive voice on key national issues. This evolving site offers a fresh perspective on the current social and economic debates affecting our lives."

X  |d|i|s|i|n|f|o|r|m|a|t|i|o|n|
"DisInformation was designed to be the search service of choice for individuals looking for information on current affairs, politics, new science and the 'hidden information,' that seldom seems to slip through the cracks of the corporate owned media conglomerates." home of richard metzger's infinity factory realvideo/audio program.

X  Elements Online Environmental Magazine
"Elements offers a wide spectrum of environmental information. Based on the ancient concept of the four basic elements, featured articles are grouped according to water, earth, air and fire... a publication of the New Brunswick Environmental Network"

X  FAX the FEDs
Fax Canada's MPs to let them know what you think. an enormous list.

X  Greenpeace Canada
that environmentalist group that everyone loves (or loves to hate)

X  MediaFilter: Tactical Media in Perspective
GloboCopWatch, CovertAction quarterly, and more which fights for freedom, keeping track of the world.

X  Multinational Monitor
keeping their eye on the world. lots of good reading.

X  The Smoking Gun
"The Smoking Gun brings you exclusive documents -- cool, confidential, quirky -- that can't be found elsewhere on the Web. Using material obtained from government and law enforcement sources, via Freedom of Information requests, and from court files nationwide, we guarantee everything here is 100% authentic."

X  Z Net
get educated: they run Z Magazine and the Chomsky Archive (home to lots of good reading) amongst other things.

X  global homeless network

X  PFLAG
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

X  Pro-Hunting and PRO Fishing

X  Writer's Deadline
a mailing list that includes: "poetry, readings, launches, jobs, markets, meetings, lots of resources fresh from the Internet and more"


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