Professor Mounts High-Altitude Protest Against Pipeline

By Liam Britten, CBC.CA. -

Tim Takaro is by himself but insists he isn't alone. Takaro, 63, is protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project by camping out in a cluster of trees in Burnaby, B.C. Takaro is [...]

First Nations Leaders Speak Out Against Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Approval

Kinder-Morgan’s application for approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX) has been bouncing around in Canada’s federal courts like a pinball since 2013. First Nations tribes and [...]

On Contact: Paying The Land

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to comics journalist Joe Sacco about his new book, ‘Paying the Land’. In the book Sacco travels to the frozen Canadian Northwest Territories to reveal [...]

Racialized Militarism, Peacebuilding And Defunding The Military

By Brent Patterson, Rabble.ca. -

As the Canadian government prepares to spend $1 billion on Raytheon missiles and related equipment, award a $19 billion contract for new fighter jets in 2022, and increase spending to $32.7 [...]

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, Dissidentvoice.org -

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, WSWS.org. -

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, Yvesengler.com -

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, Activehistory.ca -

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, Bccla.org -

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, Thepostmillennial.com -

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, Commondreams.org -

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, Ricochet.media -

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 , Rabble.ca -

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 [...]