Canada

Alberta Government Declares War On Environmentalists

Alberta Government Declares War On Environmentalists

July 9, 2019

Environmentalist Tzeporah Berman says Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is a “climate change denier”

The Struggle of Toronto Uber Drivers to Unionize Part of a Larger Movement

The Struggle of Toronto Uber Drivers to Unionize Part of a Larger Movement

July 7, 2019

Uber considers their drivers to be independent contractors, but the struggle to have them recognized as employees is making progress. Pablo Vivanco reports from Toronto

Dr. David Suzuki: Trudeau Government's Climate Emergency Declaration Is 'A Joke'

Dr. David Suzuki: Trudeau Government’s Climate Emergency Declaration Is ‘A Joke’

July 3, 2019

A leading Canadian environmentalist says Canada must leave the vast majority of the tar sands in the ground if it hopes to fight climate change

Human Rights Lawyer Condemns Canada's Support For Honduras's Repressive Regime (2/2)

Human Rights Lawyer Condemns Canada’s Support For Honduras’s Repressive Regime (2/2)

June 21, 2019

Prisilla Alvarado, a lawyer acting for imprisoned human rights defender Edwin Espinal, condemns Canadian support for the regime of Juan Orlando Hernandez

Quebec Bans Public Workers from Wearing Religious Clothing or Symbols

Quebec Bans Public Workers from Wearing Religious Clothing or Symbols

June 20, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris discusses the right-wing Coalition Avenir Quebec’s (CAQ) law that bans the wearing of any religious symbols or clothing by public employees, and the resistance that is rising    

Oshawa GM Plant Workers “Collateral Damage”

Oshawa GM Plant Workers “Collateral Damage”

June 5, 2019

The GM plant in Oshawa has shrunk from 23,000 jobs in early 1980’s to 300 today.  Taxpayers bailed out GM to save jobs and productive capacity. A democratic just transition that saves the community and the jobs are possible, says former Assistant to the President of the Canadian Autoworkers Union, Sam Gindin

If I Had a Rocket Launcher: RAI with Bruce Cockburn (1/9)

Reality Asserts Itself - Bruce Cockburn

May 28, 2019
Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn speaks with host Paul Jay about his memoir Rumors of Glory, and how growing up in Cold War-era Canada affected his understanding of community