Environmental And Labor Groups Urge Canada To Support Just Transition

By Nick Cunningham, DeSmog. -

Canada has not provided a transition pathway for its fossil fuel workers to move into other industries, and as global demand for oil and gas wanes, tens of thousands of workers could lose their [...]

Mi’kmaq Grandmothers And Water Protectors Celebrate Alton Gas Decommissioning

By Stop Alton Gas. -

Unceded Mi’kmaq Territory – After eight years of resistance led by grassroots Mi’kmaw grandmothers and water protectors to defend the Shubenacadie River from Alton Gas, the company has announced [...]

Make Gig Work Decent Work

By TYRLC, Socialist Project. -

On most days, Doug Ford’s Conservative government in Ontario does not respond well to problems, or it actively makes things worse. If an election had been called a year-and-a-half ago, Ford would [...]

What We Know About The RCMP’s Resource Extraction Protection Unit

By Brent Patterson, Rabble.ca. -

The RCMP’s “Community-Industry Response Group” (C-IRG) could also be described as a resource extraction protection unit. It’s militarized responses to land defenders at Fairy Creek, Wet’suwet’en, [...]

‘Boycott Tour’ Demands Justice And Liberation For Palestine

By Samidoun. -

On Wednesday, 6 October, activists marched through downtown Vancouver, Canada, as part of the Boycott Tour, drawing attention to the complicity of corporations, universities and government [...]

Extinction Rebellion Activists Plan Two-Week ‘October Rebellion’

By Cheryl Chan, National Post. -

Climate protesters are planning a series of protests in Vancouver this month that includes occupying major intersections, bridges, and “shutting down” Vancouver International [...]

Six Nations Lawsuit ‘Will Result In A Significant Damage Award’

By Brett Forester, APT National News. -

Officials at Crown-Indigenous Relations worry the Crown may lose a lawsuit launched by Six Nations of the Grand River’s elected council over the community’s numerous outstanding land claims, [...]

Let Haiti Breathe – CORE Group Out Of Haiti

By Kevin Edmonds, Black Agenda Report. -

On a hot August afternoon, members from Solidarité Québec-Haïti, a group rooted in Canada’s Haitian diaspora community, gathered In front of the Canadian parliament buildings in the capital city [...]

What Is Ecocide, And Why Does It Matter?

By Morgan Sharp, National Observer. -

Jamie Hunter has just returned from defying a court injunction to protect old-growth forest in Fairy Creek and is going to Glasgow next month to push for a major change to international law that [...]

Wet’suwet’en Block Effort To Tunnel Under Morice River

By Amanda Follett Hosgood, The Tyee. -

At the turnoff, four workers with Coastal GasLink security gather in orange and yellow vests, their voices edged with frustration as they talk above four idling pickup trucks that release a haze [...]

Horgan’s Fairy Creek Excuses Betray Citizens

By Paul Willcocks, The Tyee. -

The NDP government can’t keep dodging responsibility for the debacle at Fairy Creek — or the much bigger questions about the RCMP’s role in the province. Especially as increasing RCMP [...]

Orange Shirt Day Is A Reminder Of A Genocide

By Kenneth Deer, Montreal Gazette. -

Some Canadians bristle at the suggestion that Canada has committed genocide. But the discovery of over 6,000 unmarked graves at residential schools has shocked Canadians into realizing that such [...]

Tsleil-Waututh Nation Lead Powerful Pilgrimage Walk In North Vancouver

By Elisia Seeber, North Shore News. -

A sea of orange flowed down Dollarton Highway on Sept. 30 as members of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation community, and family members from Musqueam and Squamish nations, took part in a pilgrimage walk [...]

Judge Refuses To Extend Court Injunction At Fairy Creek

By Lisa Cordasco, Vancouver Sun. -

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has refused to extend an injunction that was granted to prevent protesters from impeding logging operations at Fairy Creek on Vancouver Island. Justice Douglas [...]

Residents Speak Out Against Prince George Petrochemical Project

By The Energy Mix. -

Opposition to a proposed petrochemical complex near Prince George, British Columbia, continues to build, with locals fearing environmental harms and environmental experts asking how such a [...]