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2008 Federal Election

Manitoba Wildlands will post environment and climate change materials from Canada's federal election on this page. Materials will be from civil society organizations. These are grouped for easier access, with most recent on top.

We are also providing: Climate Action Network Election Fact Checks, Election 2008 Platform links, primary media links, and survey responses regarding election 2008.
Fred Curatolo cartoon
By Fred Curatolo Larger version

View Liberal television and web campaign ads, YouTube
View Federal Election 2008 Breakdown of Issues,
View 440 Federal Candidates and Four Opposition Leaders Commit in Writing to Stronger Measures on Climate Change, KyotoPlus

View Ask Stephen Harper What He Would Do About Poverty, Make Poverty History
View Election polls, Simon Fraser University
View Challenge to Federal Candidates: In the 2008 Election, 'Turn on the Tap'!, Polaris Institute
View 2008 Canada Election, Democratic Space
View Canada's Water Abandoned by Two Parties, Defended by Three, Sierra Club Canada

View A Message to Canada's Political Leaders: Stop Ducking Obama's NAFTA Challenge, Polaris Institute
View Canadian Government Lets Oil Companies Off the Hook on Climate Change, Climate Action Network Canada
View Putting a Price on Pollution, The Pembina Institute
View Top Scientists Urge Canadians to Vote for the Environment,
View Back carbon tax, leading economists tell politicians, Ottawa Citizen

View Open Letter to leaders of Canada's federal political parties, The Economics of Climate Change
View National Union and the 2008 Federal Election
View 2008 Federal Election, CUPE
View Federal Election 2008, CAW-TCA Canada
View Vote '08, Change Can't Wait!, Assembly of First Nations

View Election 2008, Canadian Labour Congress
View Election 2008, Canada's Party Leaders on Climate Change and the Envrionment, Tomorrow Today
View Election '08 Action Centre, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
View Election Center, DeSmogBlog
View The temperature's rising - with election fever, David Suzuki Foundation

downloadDownload Election 2008: Groups react to leaders debate, Climate Action Network (PDF)
View Song: Canada - You Have A Choice,
View Election '08 , Beyond Factory Farming Coalition
View Federal Election 2008, Canadian Environmental Network
View Election 2008: Key Points, The Pembina Institute

View Election Resources For Students & Teachers, Dr. Charles Best School Library
View Climate Letters to the Editor, Sierra Club Canada
View Vote For Environment
View 2008 Election Primer, CPAWS
E-Mail Your Question for the Leaders Debate, CBC

View Vote To Make Poverty History,
View Tomorrow Today, How Canada Can Make a World of Difference
View Election News For the Rest of Us,
View Your Vision Your Vote, Council of Canadians
View Proposed Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights, Eco Justice, Friends of the Earth, and Sierra Club (PDF)

View David Suzuki Foundation - Vote Environment 2008 Blog
View Election 2008 Climate Resources, Climate Action Network Canada
View Vote For Nature, Nature Canada
View Federal Election Lawn Sign Campaign, VTACC
View Election 2008: Pembina Reacts Blog, The Pembina Institute

downloadDownload Imagine Canada, Election Platform from Canada's Non Profit Sector (PDF)
View Petition for Concerned Canadians, KyotoPlus
View Pledge for Canadian Politicians, KyotoPlus
View Youth Pledge, Power Vote Canada
View Time to Get Serious on Climate Change, Canadians for Climate Leadership Declaration

downloadDownload Voters Guide to the Climate Crisis Election, Sierra Club of Canada (PDF)
Visit Vote for Climate, Voters Taking Action on Climate Change
View Climate Crisis Election Countdown, Sierra Club Canada
Visit PowerUP Canada
View Climate Wrongs and Human Rights, Oxfam

We are posting Climate Action Network 'Fact Check' sheets which identify a climate myth with response. Each Party's election platform and major announcements are also linked.

Climate Action Network Election Fact Checks:
View Video: Putting a Price on Carbon video
View Carbon Tax vs. "Cap and Trade"
View Consider Carbon Pricing on the Election Trail (PDF)
View Prominent Economists Favour Pricing Carbon (PDF)

Election 2008 Platforms
View Green Party, Looking Forward. A Fresh Perspective on Canada's Future, Election website
View Conservative Party, The True North Strong and Free (PDF), Election website
View Liberal Party, The Green Shift, Election website
View New Democratic Party, A Green Agenda for Canada, Election website
View Bloc Québécois, Présent! Pour L'Environnement, Election website
View First Peoples National Party of Canada

Media Election Links
View Canada Votes 2008, Toronto Star
View Canada Votes, CBC
View Federal Election 2008, Globe and Mail
View 2008 Election, CTV
View 2008 Election Poll Tracker, CTV
View Decision 2008, GlobalTV
View Election 2008, Winnipeg Free Press
View Decision Canada 08, Ottawa Citizen
View Canada Votes 2008,
Fred Curatolo cartoon
By Fred Curatolo Larger version
Survey Responses
View Analysis of Federal Party Platforms on Métis Issue, Métis National Council
View Canada's environment and sustainability Survey, Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy
downloadDownload Federal Election 2008 - Environmental Questionnaire, Equiterre (PDF)
View 2008 Election Primer - Leaders response, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
View Ontario Premier's Letter/Responses of Party Leaders
View Election 2008, Canada's Party Leaders on Climate Change and the Envrionment, Tomorrow Today
View On the Record, Make Poverty History
View 2008 Election Survey, Sierra Club Canada

Sites and links listed on this page are for information purposes and may not be indicative of the views of Manitoba Wildlands.

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