With strong-worded open letter, former US president Jimmy Carter and other Nobel Peace Prize laureates urge Obama to reject Keystone XL pipeline.
Crystal Lameman from Beaver Lake Cree First Nation and Eriel Deranger of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation are leading Canada’s indigenous tar sands resistance.
A student member of the University of Ottawa’s board of governors proposes eight measures against the burgeoning “rape culture” on campuses and in Canadian society.
With open letter, Canadian college and university women express solidarity with Anne-Marie Roy, revulsion with Canada’s pervasive “rape culture”.
Nearly 400 youth were arrested outside the White House during the XL Dissent, a non-violent, student-led action to stop TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline.
The Council of Canadians’ new “Fracktivist’s Toolkit” empowers Canadians to push back against fracking, protect Canada’s water sources, combat climate change, and partner with First Nations in their ongoing struggle to protect their besieged rights.
by: Obert Madondo “When you are controlling, discriminating, confiscating, occupying lands from one side and putting them in the corner without any basic rights, you are by this way ruling and committing apartheid in the occupied Palestinian Territories.” The words of Arab-Israeli legislator Ahmad Tibi as he explained to the CBC why he stormed out during… Read More
Canadian rock legend Neil Young has blasted the Harper government for “trading integrity” in its single-minded appetite for Alberta tar sands dollars.
Two climate justice activists peacefully disrupted Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s question-and-answer session at the Vancouver Board of Trade on Monday.
“At the NSA, I witnessed with growing alarm the surveillance of whole populations without any suspicion of wrongdoing, and it threatens to become the greatest human rights challenge of our time,” says whistleblower Edward Snowden in this “open letter to the Brazilian people”, published by the Folha de S Paulo newspaper:
Neil Young’s 4-city Canadian concert tour to raise money to support the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s legal defense against tar sands developments.