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Canada's Trudeau Attacks BDS, Joins Trump & Israel Blaming 'Both Sides' for Anti-Semitism

Canada’s Trudeau Attacks BDS, Joins Trump & Israel Blaming ‘Both Sides’ for Anti-Semitism

November 12, 2018

While apologizing for Canada’s shameful betrayal of Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazi Holocaust, Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attacked the Palestinian rights movement BDS. Ali Abunimah discusses how his “both sides” rhetoric echoes the false equivalence made by Donald Trump and Israel’s far-right government

Survey of Medical Treatment Wait Times in Canada - Designed to Mislead

Survey of Medical Treatment Wait Times in Canada – Designed to Mislead

November 5, 2018

Republicans, such as Rep. Lloyd Smucker of Pennsylvania, bring up research on the wait times in Canada’s single-payer health care system in order to dismiss progressives’ call for a public health insurance system in the US. But just how reliable are the studies?

Photo: 2017 Canada Summer Games via Flickr

Are governments giving up on global warming?

October 26, 2018

By David Suzuki with contributions from Senior Editor Ian Hanington / davidsuzuki.org. The U.S. president may think global warming is a hoax perpetrated by China, but his administration has concluded Earth’s average temperature will rise 4 C over pre-industrial levels by 2100 if we fail to address the causes. Overwhelming scientific evidence concludes that such a rise…

Canadian Miner Eldorado Gold Demands 850 Million Euros From Greek State

Canadian Miner Eldorado Gold Demands 850 Million Euros From Greek State

October 22, 2018

Maria Kadoglou of Mining Watch Greece discusses resistance to the Skouries gold mine

As Canada Legalizes Marijuana the US Tightens Border Controls

As Canada Legalizes Marijuana the US Tightens Border Controls

October 18, 2018

Canada, the US’s largest trading partner legalized marijuana. Most states bordering Canada it is legalized or medicalized. However, the Trump administration plans to deny entry to Canadians who use or sell marijuana

NAFTA 2.0 Enshrines Deregulation for all of North America

NAFTA 2.0 Enshrines Deregulation for all of North America

October 5, 2018

Trump’s re-negotiated NAFTA, now called the USMCA, pushes food safety and other forms of deregulation to new extremes, making it more difficult to undo the damage even after Trump leaves office, says Patrick Woodall of Food and Water Watch

Alt-Right March for Israel, Human Rights Activist Smeared as Anti-Semitic

Alt-Right March for Israel, Human Rights Activist Smeared as Anti-Semitic

September 20, 2018

In Canada Dimitri Lascaris called on B’Nai Brith to disavow a white supremacist who called for Trudeau’s execution. He then found himself accused of being an anti-Semite

Canada's Yemeni Community Calls on Trudeau Government to End Arms Sales to Saudis

Canada’s Yemeni Community Calls on Trudeau Government to End Arms Sales to Saudis

September 8, 2018

Hamza Shaiban says arms sales to Saudis cannot be reconciled with Canada’s commitment to ‘stand up for human rights’

Major Legal Victory: Canada’s Kinder Morgan Pipeline Stopped

August 31, 2018

Canada’s Federal Court of Appeals completely halted work on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, scoring a major victory for environmentalists and Canada’s First Nations. It is unlikely that the pipeline project, which would have increased tanker traffic seven-fold, will ever be built, say Eugene Kang and Clayton Thomas Muller

After Emerging From An Israeli Prison, Freedom Flotilla Captain Accuses Canada’s Government Of Complicity In A “Slow Genocide”

August 14, 2018

Human Rights Activist John Turnbull Describes How Israel’s Navy Hijacked a Peaceful Vessel in International Waters and Kidnapped its Passengers and Crew