SHAGHAYEGH TAJVIDI

Hydraulic Fracking

January 6, 2014
Members of Lubicon Lake Nation fight pro-fracking injunction granted in favor of Penn West Petroleum

Ontario Activists Protest Tar Sands Pipeline By Locking Themselves to Machinery

December 4, 2013

Protests escalate against Enbridge Line 9 pipeline as government of Ontario refuses to conduct environmental assessment

City Council Strips Mayor of Key Powers, Protesters Rally to “Save Toronto”

November 17, 2013

Rob Ford becomes a mayor “in name only” as latest wave of allegations bring an admission of drunk driving and use of sexually explicit language

Toronto police confirm existence of crack cocaine video; mayor dismisses calls for his resignation

November 2, 2013

Police investigation finds video consistent with existing media reports and leads to extortion charge of mayor’s friend and driver, Sandro Lisi

Enbridge Line 9 Hearings Met With Resistance in Montreal, As Pipeline Plan Provokes Wider Concern

October 14, 2013

Sarah Harmer and prominent musicians sing against Enbridge Line 9 reversal project; Quebec and Ontario residents mobilize to challenge oil and gas conglomerate

Outrage Over Province’s Proposal to Arm Toronto Cops With Tasers

September 28, 2013

Toronto residents cite long running concerns of police brutality among the Toronto police force and the health risks of tasers use, in opposing wider deployment of the weapon

Week of Enbridge Tar Sands Actions Launch Idle No More’s Sovereignty Summer

July 1, 2013

Protesters across Canada engaged in civil disobedience in solidarity with Swamp Line 9 activists in Hamilton, Ontario; Toronto activists target Ontario courthouse

Violent eviction of Gezi Park gives rise to “standing protesters”

June 20, 2013

Night of “shocking violence” in Turkey’s major cities results in wave of silent demonstrations

PM Erdogan orders end to protests in “24 hours”

June 13, 2013

Protesters are met with new wave of police brutality, as thousands of lawyers join demonstrations

Police Attack Union Strikes in Ankara

June 6, 2013

The day before PM Erdogan returns, police crack down on peaceful workers’ demonstrations in solidarity with Gezi protesters