Canada

Toronto Food Couriers Are Unionizing to Battle Gig Economy Conditions

October 4, 2019

Foodora couriers in Toronto are facing the same unstable, irregular conditions as other gig economy workers. They’re organizing a union to fight back.

Is Canada’s Government a Partner in America’s Crimes?

Is Canada’s Government a Partner in America’s Crimes?

September 23, 2019

Margaret Kimberly of Black Agenda Report says Justin Trudeau’s blackface scandal is far from the worst of his offenses.

Canadian Aluminum Workers Launch Factory Occupation

Canadian Auto Workers Launch Rare Plant Occupation

September 16, 2019

In a rare move, hundreds of workers of the Nemak aluminum factory in Windsor, Canada, decided to occupy their factory when it was announced that it would close down soon. Pablo Vivanco reports

Hydro-Quebec Ends Cyber-Security Agreement With Israel Electric Corporation

Hydro-Quebec Ends Cyber-Security Agreement With Israel Electric Corporation

September 15, 2019

Lawyer John Philpot discusses BDS Quebec’s campaign against cyber-cooperation between Hydro-Quebec and IEC

Canada's Trudeau Government Uses RCMP Officers To Stifle Dissent

Canada’s Trudeau Government Uses RCMP Officers To Stifle Dissent

August 30, 2019

Author/Activist Yves Engler describes RCMP intimidation tactics after he heckled Canada’s Transport Minister Marc Garneau

Canadians have a Right to Know if their Wine Was Made on Stolen Land

Canadians have a Right to Know if their Wine Was Made on Stolen Land

August 2, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris discusses the decision of a Canadian federal court to ban wine from illegal Israeli colonies to be labelled as “made in Israel.” This issue reaches far beyond Canada, as many states debate these issues around the world

Toronto Temp Workers Organize in City's Poorest Neighborhood

Toronto Temp Workers Organize in City’s Poorest Neighborhood

July 24, 2019

Jane and Finch residents, who make up Toronto’s poorest and most diverse neighborhood, are increasingly organizing to confront temp agencies that are exploiting them

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