Consortium News Sends Libel Notices To Canadian Signals Intelligence Agency And Major Television Network

By Joe Lauria, -

Consortium News has sent libel notices to the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), Canada’s version of the U.S. National Security Agency, and to a major Canadian television network, [...]

Indigenous Leaders Call On Minister Wilkinson To Reject The Teck Frontier Mine

By Staff, -

January 20, 2020, Vancouver, BC, Coast Salish Territories - Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) gathered Indigenous leaders and land defenders outside Minister Wilkinson’s office in North Vancouver [...]

Claims That The ‘NAFTA 2’ Agreement Is Better Is A Macabre Joke

By Peter Dolack, -

Democratic Party House representatives have voted by a wide margin to approve version 2 of the North American Free Trade Agreement, known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Even Rose [...]

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs Pose Monumental Challenge To $40-Billion LNG Project And The B.C. NDP Government

By Charlie Smith, -

Tensions continue to run high over the 670-kilometre Coastal GasLink pipeline project, which has been approved by the federal and B.C. governments, as well as by 20 elected First Nations councils [...]

UN Orders Canada To Halt Work On Trans Mountain Pipeline

By Staff, -

Blue River BC — A new United Nations report orders Canada to cease construction on the Trans Mountain Pipeline until informed consent is obtained from the Secwepemc people.  “Now it is clear to [...]

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs Evict Coastal GasLink From Territory

By Staff, -

The situation in British Columbia, Canada, where the Indigenous Wet’suwet’en nation is resisting the construction of fractured gas and bitumen pipelines through their unceded territories, is [...]

Canadian Police Were Prepared Shoot Indigenous Land Defenders Opposed To Megaproject On Their Territory

By Brent Patterson, -

In 2018, 164 land defenders were killed while protecting their land and ecosystems from destructive extractivist industries. Nearly one quarter of those killed were Indigenous. Many of those [...]

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement—Weak Tea, At Best

By Thea M. Lee and Robert E. Scott, -

The revised U.S.—Mexico—Canada Agreement (USMCA), announced today by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and endorsed by the AFL-CIO, represents a significant improvement on the draft agreement first [...]

Mining Culture Wars Escalate In Oaxaca

By Samantha Demby, -

Tourism is on the rise in the picturesque city of Oaxaca, known for its smoky mezcal, activist art scene, and diverse patchwork of Indigenous cultures. This year, visitors to the tiny airport in [...]

Open Letter Calls On Canada To Stop Supporting A Corrupt Haitian President

By various, -

In recent months, Haitians have demonstrated their overwhelming opposition to President Jovenel Moïse. There have been massive protests and multiple general strikes demanding Moïse leave. We [...]

15 Canadian Kids Sue Their Government For Failing To Address Climate Change

By Phil McKenna, -

Fifteen children and teenagers from across Canada sued their government on Friday for supporting fossil fuels that drive climate change, which they say is jeopardizing their rights as Canadian [...]

The Council Of Canadians Back In The News. Living In The U.S. Empire [Part 2]

By Robin Matthews, -

Any move (since European settlement) in Canada for Independence has had to be anti-imperialist ….  In relation to U.S. imperial power in Canada the fight has been endless, covert as well as [...]

Levy, Garibay: ‘NAFTA 2.0’ Undermines Affordable Prescriptions

By Rick Levy and Montserrat Garibay, -

If at first your eyes glaze over at mention of the proposed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA, aka “NAFTA 2.0”), it’s hard to blame you. Texans admire plain dealing and clear rules. [...]

Open Letter In Support Of Canadian Attending Labor Conference In Syria Against Witchhunt

By Staff, -

We write to you as fellow trade unionists and comrades dedicated in the struggle for workers’ rights in support of Donald Lafleur and his visit to the GFTU trade union congress in Damascus. [...]

25 Ways The Canadian Health Care System Is Better Than Obamacare For The 2020 Elections

By Ralph Nader, -

Costly complexity is baked into Obamacare, and although it has improved access to healthcare for some, tens of millions of Americans still cannot afford basic medical care for their family. No [...]