Canada

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

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