Rio Tinto Workers Strike In British Columbia

By Roger Jordan, WSWS. -

Around 900 workers walked off the job at mining conglomerate Rio Tinto’s aluminium smelting facility in Kitimat and power plant in Kemano, British Columbia early Sunday morning. The workers, for [...]

Court Stops Police From Blockading Line 3 Protester Camp

By Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams. -

In a development progressives called a "huge legal win in the fight against Line 3," a Minnesota court on Friday ordered police in Hubbard County to stop impeding access to the Giniw Collective's [...]

Winona LaDuke Arrested, Released From Jail

By Deena Winter, Indian Country Today. -

White Earth Ojibwe activist and former Green Party vice presidential candidate Winona LaDuke was released from jail Thursday after her arrest Monday while protesting construction of an oil [...]

New Indigenous Land Dispute Brewing In Norfolk

By J.P. Antonacci, The Hamilton Spectator -

According to Detlor, the Norfolk property is one of at least eight the HDI has purchased in Norfolk, Brant and Haldimand counties. The Confederacy is not looking to add these parcels of land to [...]

Canada, Ground Your Plans For 88 New Fighter Jets

By Neil Young et al., The Tyee. -

As wildfires blaze in Western Canada amidst record breaking heat waves, the Liberal government is planning to spend tens of billions of dollars on unnecessary, dangerous, climate destroying [...]

Environmental Groups Call On Big Plastic To Drop Lawsuit

By Environmental Defence, Cision. -

Toronto, Canada - This Plastic-Free July, Canadian environmental groups are calling out the top three producers of plastic in Canada: NOVA Chemicals, Dow Chemical and Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil. [...]

Thousands March In Cancel Canada Day Actions

By Taytyn Badger, Left Voice. -

On July 1, several thousand Indigenous people and settler and immigrant allies answered the call of organizations like Idle No More to protest the celebration of Canada Day and the ongoing [...]

Statues Of Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth II Toppled

By Joseph Guzman, The Hill. -

Demonstrators toppled statues of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II in Winnipeg Thursday as outrage grows in Canada over the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves of Indigenous children. [...]

A Deadly Summer In The Pacific Northwest Augurs More Heat Waves

By Bob Berwyn, James Bruggers, and Liza Gross, Inside Climate News. -

It was the most extreme heat wave on record in the Pacific Northwest. And as officials count the heat-related deaths over the next weeks, it will almost certainly turn out to be one of the [...]

First Nations Replace Canada Day Fireworks With Vigils

By Willow Fiddler, The Globe and Mail. -

In Keewaywin First Nation, a remote community in Northwestern Ontario of about 500 people, it won’t be dark enough to set off Canada Day fireworks until 11 p.m. But, this July 1, there won’t be [...]

Court Drops Bombshell On Natural Gas Industry

By Nelson Bennett, Business in Vancouver. -

British Columbia - The ruling will likely have significant impacts for industries in that region, notably the natural gas industry, as the court says the province may no longer authorize [...]

Police Paid By Calgary-Based Enbridge Block Access To Water Protectors Camp

By Brent Patterson, Peace Brigades International - Canada -

The Giniw Collective has tweeted: “Hubbard County has escalated their repression — this is the roadway to our private property and our driveway. We’ve now constructed a barricade in front of our [...]

What Will It Take To Transform Canada’s Foreign Policy For The Better?

By Bianca Mugyenyi,, Canadian Dimension. -

This Thursday will mark one year since Canada was defeated in its bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council. The Trudeau government’s loss marked a rejection of its pro-Washington, [...]

UAE Company Cracks Down On ‘Block The Boat’ Picket Line In Canada

By Marion Kawas, Mondoweiss. -

A small town in northern British Columbia was recently the backdrop for a chilling display of how Emirati influence and power can be used to attempt to suppress popular support for Palestine. On [...]

Residential School Survivor Is Not Staying Silent

By Amy Judd, Global News. -

A residential school survivor from Haida Gwaii, B.C., is calling for a class-action lawsuit against the Catholic Church to reveal the names of the children who died at the schools. Sphenia [...]