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As Canada Legalizes Marijuana the US Tightens Border Controls

As Canada Legalizes Marijuana the US Tightens Border Controls

October 18, 2018

Canada, the US’s largest trading partner legalized marijuana. Most states bordering Canada it is legalized or medicalized. However, the Trump administration plans to deny entry to Canadians who use or sell marijuana

NAFTA 2.0 Enshrines Deregulation for all of North America

NAFTA 2.0 Enshrines Deregulation for all of North America

October 5, 2018

Trump’s re-negotiated NAFTA, now called the USMCA, pushes food safety and other forms of deregulation to new extremes, making it more difficult to undo the damage even after Trump leaves office, says Patrick Woodall of Food and Water Watch

Alt-Right March for Israel, Human Rights Activist Smeared as Anti-Semitic

Alt-Right March for Israel, Human Rights Activist Smeared as Anti-Semitic

September 20, 2018

In Canada Dimitri Lascaris called on B’Nai Brith to disavow a white supremacist who called for Trudeau’s execution. He then found himself accused of being an anti-Semite

Canada's Yemeni Community Calls on Trudeau Government to End Arms Sales to Saudis

Canada’s Yemeni Community Calls on Trudeau Government to End Arms Sales to Saudis

September 8, 2018

Hamza Shaiban says arms sales to Saudis cannot be reconciled with Canada’s commitment to ‘stand up for human rights’

Major Legal Victory: Canada’s Kinder Morgan Pipeline Stopped

August 31, 2018

Canada’s Federal Court of Appeals completely halted work on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, scoring a major victory for environmentalists and Canada’s First Nations. It is unlikely that the pipeline project, which would have increased tanker traffic seven-fold, will ever be built, say Eugene Kang and Clayton Thomas Muller

After Emerging From An Israeli Prison, Freedom Flotilla Captain Accuses Canada’s Government Of Complicity In A “Slow Genocide”

August 14, 2018

Human Rights Activist John Turnbull Describes How Israel’s Navy Hijacked a Peaceful Vessel in International Waters and Kidnapped its Passengers and Crew

Canada vs. the Rule of Law

August 13, 2018

By David Swanson / http://davidswanson.org/canada-vs-the-rule-of-law/ I’m aware that Canada, unlike its southern neighbor in which I live, has just recently, ever so slightly, stood up to certain of the horrors of the Saudi government. I’m aware of the role Canada has played, albeit imperfectly, as refuge for people fleeing U.S. slavery and U.S. wars and general…

Ali Al-Ahmed on Saudi Arabia

August 7, 2018
Ottawa's criticism of a crackdown on dissidents has prompted Saudi Arabia to freeze its Canadian ties, and a kingdom-linked Twitter account to even threaten a 9/11-style attack. Saudi analyst Ali Al-Ahmed says Riyahd's behavior is a reminder that its claims of reform are a sham

Members of Trudeau’s Youth Council Outraged by Kinder-Morgan Bailout

July 20, 2018

Youth played a significant role in Trudeau’s 2015 election, now many are denouncing his decision to save the Kinder-Morgan oil pipeline and his lack of commitment to reduce carbon emissions

Ten Reasons Why Canada Should Get out of NAFTA

June 23, 2018

By David Orchard For months Canadians have been inundated with claims from the Trudeau government, industry and the punditry that NAFTA is good for our country, even necessary, and that “renegotiated” it will be even better. Here is another point of view: ten reasons why Canada should free itself from NAFTA, not enter more deeply…