The Violence Of Non-Violence: Canadian Sanctions Policy In Times Of COVID-19

By Claudia Chaufan and Maria Victor Paez, Orinoco Tribune. -

While there is no shortage of evidence for the economic, social, and health effects of sanctions, both state and nonstate actors – among the latter, many ostensibly averse to the use of military [...]

Trump Faces Backlash Over Idea To Militarize The Canadian Border

By Rachel Gilmore, CTVNews.CA. -

Ottawa -- After U.S. President Donald Trump's team floated the idea of placing troops on the Canada-U.S. border, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it is in the U.S. and Canada's interests to [...]

Coastal Gas Link Continues Work Despite COVID 19

By UnistotenCamp, -

As people around the world are taking social distancing measures to keep their communities safe Coastal Gas Link and the RCMP continue to bring in workers from all over Canada during a pandemic [...]

Walkout At Fiat Chrysler Windsor Assembly Over Coronavirus Danger

By Shannon Jones, -

Canada - Workers at the Fiat Chrysler Windsor Assembly Plant walked off the job Thursday over concerns about the spread of coronavirus at their plant and after learning that a worker at the FCA [...]

‘Arm’s-Length’ Military Institution Promotes Belligerent Worldview

By Staff, -

For example, the Conference of Defence Associations (CDA) Institute recently published a half-page ad in the Globe and Mail to announce its Conference on Security and Defence. The March 3 and 4 [...]

The Settler Playbook: Understanding Responses To #ShutDownCanada In Historical Context

By Sarah Rotz, Daniel Rück, and Sean Carleton, -

On February 7, militarized RCMP arrested and removed Wet’suwet’en land defenders from their unceded territories, triggering demonstrations and blockades across the country. With large parts of [...]

Explosive Letter Reveals BC Solicitor Lied, Ordered Police Deployment Against Wet’suwet’en

By Staff, -

VANCOUVER/ (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territories, March 6, 2020 – Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs, BC Civil Liberties [...]

Warren Buffett’s Company Backs Out Of Quebec Energy Project Due To Anti-Pipeline Blockades

By Sam McGriskin, -

Berkshire Hathaway has pulled out of a proposed large investment in the liquid natural gas pipeline near Quebec’s Saguenay port. Warren Buffetts’s investment company had been planning to invest [...]

‘Against Colonial Violence And Land Theft,’ Indigenous Activists And Allies Target Mining Industry Convention In Toronto

By Jon Queally, -

Hundreds of people led by Indigenous land defenders and a coalition of environmental groups worked to shut down a large mining industry convention in downtown Toronto on Sunday, blockading the [...]

Negotiations Do Not Resolve The Wet’suwet’en Nation Gas Line Fight

By Ethan Cox and Erin Seatter, -

The Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and the B.C. and Canadian governments have come to a tentative agreement about rights and title, but none of the parties have changed their position on the [...]

The Virus ‘Threatening’ Canada Starts With A D, Not A C

By Matthew Behrens , -

A dangerous virus spreading across the land known as Canada is generating fear amongst corporate executives and government representatives. Contrary to expectation, however, the threat keeping [...]

‘It’s Not Over’: Tentative Agreement With Wet’suwet’en Nation May Be A Milestone, But It Doesn’t Resolve Pipeline Fight

By Ethan Cox and Erin Seatter, -

The Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and the B.C. and Canadian governments have come to a tentative agreement about rights and title, but none of the parties have changed their position on the [...]

Wet’suwet’en Solidarity: “This Movement Wouldn’t Exist Without Everything That Preceded It”

By Dawn Marie Paley, -

Rail and highway blockades have proliferated across Canada since Februrary 6, when the RCMP, western Canada’s colonial police force, began raiding a series of camps that stand in the way of [...]

Wet’suwet’en Blockades: No More Business As Usual In Canada

By D.T. Cochrane, -

The recent RCMP incursion into Wet'suwet'en territory was aimed at enforcing an injunction. Coastal GasLink was awarded the injunction against Wet’suwet’en land defenders who were blocking [...]

Settler Governments Are Breaking International Law, Not Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs, Say 200 Lawyers, Legal Scholars

By Beverly Jacobs, Sylvia McAdam, Alex Neve and Harsha Walia, -

As lawyers and legal academics living and working on this part of Turtle Island now called Canada, we write to demand an end to the ongoing violations of Indigenous nations’ internationally [...]