Canada

Canada is Warming at Twice the Rate of the Globe, Says New Report

Canada is Warming at Twice the Rate of the Globe, Says New Report

April 20, 2019

Greenpeace Canada analyst hopes study serves as a wake-up call for Trudeau government, but says “You can’t wake up a man who’s only pretending to be asleep” on climate change

US 'Tightens Noose' on Cuba

US ‘Tightens Noose’ on Cuba

April 18, 2019

Sec. of State Pompeo announced that Cuban Americans and US citizens who lost property after Cuba’s 1959 revolution can now sue companies that have benefitted from this property. This represents an important intensification of sanctions on Cuba, says Jeb Sprague

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris YoungOntario Premier Doug Ford, right, sits next to Health Minister Christine Elliott during Question Period at Queen's Park, in Toronto on July 31, 2018.

Ford Government’s New Health Care Act Needs Public Consultation

March 31, 2019

By Natalie Mehra / Huffington Post. There is no evaluation system for the vast new restructuring. It is called “The People’s Health Care Act.” But the new health care omnibus bill, being rushed at breakneck speed through Ontario’s Legislature by Doug Ford’s majority caucus, does not reflect his promises to “the people” in the election.…

On NATO’s 70th Anniversary Important to Remember its Anti-Democratic Roots

On NATO’s 70th Anniversary Important to Remember its Anti-Democratic Roots

March 31, 2019

With NATO turning 70 next week it’s a good occasion to revisit the creation of a military alliance operating under the stated principle that an “attack  against one ally is considered as an attack against all allies.” Now encompassing 29 member states, the north Atlantic alliance was instigated by US, British and Canadian officials.

Rethinking Approaches to Climate Change

Rethinking Approaches to Climate Change

March 21, 2019

Richard Fidler / Socialist project. Climate change is the most visible, most threatening expression of a larger, planetary ecological crisis, the result of an economic system (capitalism) with an inherent growth and profit dynamic which ensures that the exploitation of natural resources (both renewable and non-renewable) exceeds the carrying capacity of nature. You have read…

PM Justin Trudeau Admits Electoral Concerns Are Primary in SNC-Lavalin Interference

PM Justin Trudeau Admits Electoral Concerns Are Primary in SNC-Lavalin Interference

March 8, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris and Yves Engler discusses PM Justin Trudeau’s claim that his interest in the case was to save jobs. Lascaris says that the jobs are not lost – they would simply move to other companies.

Canada’s Corrupt Foreign Policy Come Home to Roost

Canada’s Corrupt Foreign Policy Come Home to Roost

March 3, 2019

Justin Trudeau’s government is engulfed in a major political scandal that lays bare corporate power in Ottawa. But, the important role of the engineering and construction giant SNC Lavalin in Canadian foreign policy has largely been ignored in discussion of the controversy.

Canada's Hypocritical Double-Standard on Haiti and Venezuela

Canada’s Hypocritical Double-Standard on Haiti and Venezuela

March 2, 2019

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is supporting Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise, who has lost all legitimacy, if he ever had any, and at the same time it is in the forefront in opposing Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro, who had a more legitimate election and has more supporters, says Yves Engler

"Hands Off Venezuela" Rallies Held in Cities Around the World

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February 25, 2019
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