Crystal Lameman from Beaver Lake Cree First Nation and Eriel Deranger of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation are leading Canada’s indigenous tar sands resistance.
TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline would spur a 40% increase in tar sands production while destroying First Nations communities’ livelihoods, culture and legal rights.
Class action lawsuit by the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association accuses secretive spy agency CSEC of of violating Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
A poll jointly commissioned by the Council of Canadians, the Canadian Federation of Students, and LeadNow.ca shows that a majority of Canadians oppose the Harper Conservatives’ Fair Elections Act, known as Bill C-23.
In Canada, rights advocacy groups and opposition parties trash parliament’s sham report on missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.
Rights groups say “an independent and effective complaints and monitoring mechanism for the Canada Border Services Agency” is necessary due to abuses of the human rights of refugee claimants and vulnerable Canadians.
Loretta Saunders: Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union, calls for answers now, not just for Saunders, but for all missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls.
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.
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives warns the Harper Conservatives’ 2014 federal budget is likely to worsen Canada’s slowing economy, proposes sound alternative.
TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline would significantly increase Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, says a new report from the Pembina Institute.
Federal public sector unions are joining forces to legally challenge the Harper Conservatives’ latest assault on Canadian workers’ rights through Bill C-4.