Canada

Québec Solidaire Reviews the Election and Maps Campaign on Climate Crisis

December 21, 2018

Richard Fidler and Pierre Beaudet / Socialist Project Québec solidaire (QS) will make climate change the party’s main political campaign issue in the coming year, both in and outside of the National Assembly. The campaign will build on the major proposals in the QS economic transition plan featured in the recent Quebec general election. Meeting…

Captivating Encounter Between Pipeline Employees and Indigenous Land Defenders in Northern BC

Encounter at the Border

December 21, 2018
TRNN mini-doc to come soon: After a Canadian court issued an injunction to force the Wet’suwet’en nation to allow pipeline workers to enter their territory, a neighbouring clan constructs a second checkpoint. This video shows the illuminating encounter that took place when employees from TransCanada arrived at the new checkpoint. Filming by Jesse Freeston.
Can Canada's Tar Sands Industry Be Profitable Without Government Subsidies?

Can Canada’s Tar Sands Industry Be Profitable Without Government Subsidies?

December 17, 2018

Todd Paglia of Stand Earth says Canadians taxpayers increasingly foot the bill for Canada’s fossil fuels industry

Canada’s Government Rejects Postal Union’s Green Vision While Catering To Big Oil

Canada’s Government Rejects Postal Union’s Green Vision While Catering To Big Oil

December 16, 2018

Speaking from COP24, Dave Bleakney of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, says the Trudeau government has shown little interest in greening Canada’s postal service

Canadian Court Hands Important Victory to BDS Movement

Canadian Court Hands Important Victory to BDS Movement

December 12, 2018

A Canadian Court ruled that Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions activists were denied free speech and campaigning rights when the city of Montreal tore down their posters highlighting an Israeli atrocity during an election campaign in Canada. We discuss the case with Bruce Katz, one of the main plaintiffs in the case    

No NAFTA -2 from Popular Resistance.

An Historic Opportunity To Transform Trade When We Stop NAFTA II

December 12, 2018

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers / Popular Resistance Donald Trump was right when he said that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been a disaster for the United States and promised to renegotiate it when he became president. However, the renegotiated NAFTA-2 is worse than the original NAFTA and should be rejected. On…

US & Canada Violate International Law with the Arrest of Chinese Huawei Exec

December 10, 2018

Col. Larry Wilkerson explains that it’s not the Chinese Huawei executive that violated law when circumventing US sanctions, but it is the US that violates them by imposing sanctions that were never agreed to on an international level

Trudeau Government Deprives Postal Workers of the Right to Strike

Trudeau Government Deprives Postal Workers of the Right to Strike

December 10, 2018

Mike Palecek, National President of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), says Justin Trudeau is abandoning the values he claims to care about

Oshawa and Postal Workers: Big and Small Lies We Accept

December 5, 2018

By Harry Glasbeek / Socialist Project. In 1979, Canada’s postal union (CUPW) bargained and bargained with the employer. Eventually, having exhausted all possibilities, it made the decision, supported by a huge majority of its voting members, that its members would no longer provide their services on the basis of the existing terms and conditions of the…

Doug Ford’s War on Ontario’s Poor

Doug Ford’s War on Ontario’s Poor

November 30, 2018

John Clarke / Socialist Project. Ontario’s recently elected Tory government, headed by right wing populist, Doug Ford, did not wait very long to incorporate into its reactionary agenda, an attack on the province’s social assistance system and those living in poverty. Though their election platform had been astoundingly sparse when it came to details and…