North America

What do Canadians want?

October 7, 2008
With the Canadian election approaching, incumbent Prime Minister Stephen Harper appears destined to remain in power, with the only question remaining being: How much power will he attain? Senior Editor Paul Jay sat down with Barry Kay, who’s own seat distribution forecast at www.wlu.ca/lispop shows Harper’s Conservative Party just two seats away from forming a…

Are Canadians mostly progressive or conservative?

October 2, 2008

As Canadians prepare to go to the polls on October 14, the question of a majority conservative government continues to play in the minds of voters. Prime Minister Stephen Harper stated last week that Canadians have grown more accepting of conservative ideas. Journalist and Author Murray Dobbin does not agree.

US war resister is granted stay of deportation

September 28, 2008

Iraq War Resister Jeremy Hinzman won a stay of deportation this week as a judge refused to allow Canada to send him back to the United States to face prosecution for desertion. Hinzman is one of numerous war resisters currently in Canada. Despite the Canadian parliament passing a non-binding resolution on June 3 calling for…

Canadian election

September 12, 2008
Environment and cutting green house gas emissions important issues for 4 of 5 major parties

Climate Change

September 12, 2008
Environment and cutting green house gas emissions important issues for 4 of 5 major parties

Global Warning

September 12, 2008
Environment and cutting green house gas emissions important issues for 4 of 5 major parties

Are auto jobs lost forever?

July 27, 2008
Why can’t North American cars compete; and why should workers bear the brunt from lack of planning?

Canada: This is the dirtiest oil in the world

July 12, 2008

The Guardian: What happens when the world’s biggest oil companies target a northern wilderness?

Canadian autoworkers fight back

June 15, 2008

The autoworkers had setup a blockade at the General Motors Canadian headquarters in Oshawa on June 4th, one day after GM announced they would be shutting down a truck assembly plant cutting 2600 hundred jobs next year. The announcement came just 2 weeks after signing a new 3-year collective bargaining agreement with the Union promising…