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Indigenous Groups Win One, Lose One in the Canadian Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of Canada rendered two important decisions relating to indigenous rights and natural resource exploitation. TRNN hosts a discussion with former Clyde River Mayor Jerry Natanine and Eugene Kung, staff counsel at West Coast Environmental Law

  July 28, 2017

Wines from Occupied Territories Labeled 'Product of Israel' Removed from Ontario Shelves
In an attempt to protect accurate consumer labeling information, the Ontario Liquor Control Board and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency ordered the products labeled 'Product of Israel' but produced in the Occupied Territories removed, says Dr. David Kattenburg

  July 13, 2017

Canada's Fossil Fuels Lobby Issues Dubious Data in a Bid for More Pipelines
Adam Scott of Oil Change International offers a critical analysis of new data from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

  June 24, 2017

Canadian First Nation Battles Pipeline Expansion
Charlene Aleck, spokesperson for the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, discusses the indigenous group's fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline and the struggle to protect its traditional way of life

  June 21, 2017

In Canada, Indigenous Groups are Litigating - And Winning
Lawyer Eugene Kung of West Coast Environmental Law discusses the protection of indigenous rights under the Canadian constitution

  June 17, 2017

Canada's Increased Military Budget Will Fuel the US War Machine
Boosting Canada's military spending is "a way of enhancing the American empire... done under the guise of lessening Canadian dependence on the U.S.," says author and activist Yves Engler

  June 13, 2017

Canada's Political Landscape Undergoing Realignment?
Nora Loreto, author of "From Demonized to Organized," talks about four important political shifts that took place in Canada in the past week and what this means for Canadian politics

  May 31, 2017

Trudeau's Carbon Reduction Plan Inadequate
Dimitri Lascaris, says Trudeau's pricing schemes is defective and not even close to what is necessary to enforce reductions

  May 22, 2017

Why are British Columbians Voting Liberal, Against Their Own Interest?
British Columbia is giving away lumber at .50 cents an acre and the Green Party holds the balance of power at a tipping point on energy policy says Michael Hudson

  May 12, 2017

Just How Environmental Are Canada's Environmental Policies?
Tzeporah Berman, the Executive Director of PowerUp Canada, explains that the Trudeau's government's environmental policies are an important improvement over the previous government, but it is far from enough

  April 29, 2017

Does Canada Have a Foreign Policy Independent of the US?
Canada likes to portray its foreign policy as being independent and different from the US, but according to Yves Engler it actually almost always follows US lead

  April 7, 2017

Will the NDP Adopt Pro-BDS Platform?
Journalist Nora Loreto discusses the ongoing leadership races in Canada's Conservative and NDP parties

  March 23, 2017

Breaking Campaign Promise, Trudeau Abandons Move to Democratize Electoral System
The Canadian Prime Minister has likely stopped pursuing implementation of a proportional system fo representation because his party - the Liberals - stand to lose the most with such a change, says Dimitri Lascaris

  March 2, 2017

Survey Shows Support Growing For Palestinians Among Canadians
Dimitri Lascaris and Earl Washburn discuss a national survey that shows an increasing number of Canadians recognizing that Israel is violating the human rights of the Palestinian people and that the Canadian state is complicit

  February 20, 2017

In the Trump Era, Is Canada's Trade Relationship with the U.S. a Blessing or a Curse?
Following the first meeting between U.S. President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau, Nora Loreto discusses the future of US-Canada relations.

  February 15, 2017

Right-Wing Extremism and Canadian National Security Policy Both Embrace the Image of the 'Muslim Threat'
Describing the Quebec mosque shooting as 'senseless' avoids the connection between extremist violence against Muslims and draconian national security policy, says Azeezah Kanji

  February 7, 2017

Prime Minister Trudeau Prepares to Resurrect Keystone XL With Cabinet Shuffle
The move signals that the Trudeau government is unlikely to depart from the corporate-friendly trade policies of his predecessor, says Dimitri Lascaris

  January 11, 2017

Canada's New Climate Plan Inadequate For Meeting Commitments Under Paris Agreement
In response to Trudeau's recent announcement, Greenpeace researcher Keith Stewart says Canada will have to decide whether it will go all-in on clean energy or continue to promote the growth of its oil and gas industries - because it can't do both

  December 14, 2016

Green Party of Canada Adopts Endorsement of Sanctions Against Israel
Diana Ralph and Dr. Tarek Loubani discuss its significance for the future of the solidarity movement in Canada

  December 9, 2016

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