Halifax Restaurants Take Lobster Off The Menu

By Jesse Thomas, Global News. -

Lobster is a major commodity and popular dish in Atlantic Canada, but there’s now a growing list of restaurants taking the succulent shellfish off its menu. The removal of lobster dishes is a [...]

Massive Rally In Support Of Sipekne’katik Harvesters, Treaty Rights

By Elizabeth McSheffrey, Global News. -

Halifax, Nova Scotia - About a thousand people gathered in Grand Parade on Sunday, singing, drumming and voicing their support for Indigenous harvesters on Nova Scotia’s southwestern shore, who [...]

A Corporate Megafishery Set The Stage For Violent Conflict In Mi’kma’ki

By Robin Tress, Canadians.org. -

Today across the country, people awoke to reeling images of violence and racism carried out against Mi’kmaq fishers. Many people are asking key questions such as why the RCMP has not pro-actively [...]

Indigenous Defenders Are Front-Line Essential Workers

By Amy Ede, The Star. -

Canada - Expect to work 24/7 on-site. There are no benefits, no days off, and shelter is not provided. You will likely face threats, violence, criminalization, and arrest. So, why are some of [...]

Lobster Pound Used By Mi’kmaw Destroyed By Fire

By Brent Patterson, PBI Canada. -

Nova Scotia, Canada - Early this morning, a fire destroyed a lobster pound (building/facility) used by Mi’kmaw fishers in the fishing village of Middle West Pubnico, Nova Scotia. Global News [...]

Members Of Secwépemc Unity Camp Shut Down Trans Mountain Pipeline

By Michael Potestio, Kamloops This Week. -

Canada - Several people were arrested on Thursday (Oct. 15) at the Trans Mountain construction site on Mission Flats in Kamloops. Members of the We, the Secwépemc Unity Camp to Stop the Trans [...]

The MEC Saga Shows That Canada Needs More Co-operation

By Kevin Harding, The Tyee. -

The campaign to “Save MEC” — Mountain Equipment Co-op — has rallied more than 140,000 Canadians together to save a business that is being sold to an American private equity firm. But this [...]

Research Project Gave Homeless People $7,500 Each

By Bridgette Watson, CBC.CA. -

The results of a B.C. research project that gave thousands of dollars to homeless people are in and, according to one researcher, could challenge stereotypes about people "living on the [...]

Canada Has A War Crimes Problem

By Matthew Behrens, Rabble.ca. -

Two new reports on Canadian weapons exports reveal that Canadian-based corporate entities (and, by extension, government agencies that support and encourage their exports) are complicit in the [...]

Hootsuite Retreats From Deal With ICE

By Douglas Quan, The Star. -

The decision by Vancouver-based tech giant Hootsuite to abruptly pull out of a contract with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency following internal and public backlash should put [...]

Toronto: Protestors Successfully Prevent Eviction

By Mira Miller, Blog TO. -

Toronto protesters engaged in a tense standoff with police outside the apartment building at 108 Goodwood Park Court this afternoon and successfully prevented a resident from being evicted. [...]

The New Faces Of BC’s Old-Growth Activism

By Serena Renner, The Tyee. -

Torrance Coste’s dusty Nissan XTerra disappears in a cloud of grey dirt. He’s checking out recent logging activity around Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park on southern Vancouver Island for the [...]

Legal Care For All

By Kieran Szuchewycz and Katharina Maier, Canadian Dimension. -

We understand that needing doctors and medical care is just a part of life. We are happy to distinguish ourselves from our southern neighbours on the grounds that we are a society that ensures a [...]

Toronto: Rally For Six Nations Members Arrested In Land Dispute

By Muriel Draaisma, CBC.ca. -

Hundreds of people demonstrated outside of the office of the Ontario ministry of Indigenous affairs in Toronto on Saturday to show support for members of Six Nations of the Grand River arrested [...]

Why Has Canada Fared Better Than US In The pandemic?

By Andrew Weichel, CTV News. -

Vancouver - Why has Canada been more successful at limiting the spread of COVID-19 than our neighbours in the U.S.? One “critically important” factor is Canada’s universal health care system, [...]