Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: Canada

Conservative party-linked Facebook page, Canada Proud, a major source of climate...

Leading the charge is Canada Proud, a right-wing Facebook page with close ties to the Conservative Party, which made post after post in the early days of the invasion urging the country to export more hydrocarbons to Europe.

Oil pipeline Canada bought will cost over $25 billion and never...

"Guaranteeing another $8.8 billion to complete the project will simply be throwing good money after bad," says a new analysis, "for a total taxpayer loss of $26.1 billion."

What the US can learn from Canadian activists who blocked truck...

As the trucker convoy makes its way to Washington, Canadian blockades offer lessons on how to stop far-right occupations in their tracks.

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The "Freedom Convoy" in Canada wants to spread its anti-government, antisocial, and ultimately self-defeating messages far and wide.

The ‘Freedom’ convoy: Canada’s far right revolt

Unfortunately, some of those involved in the convoy and on online forums dedicated to it have called for a January 6th style event in Ottawa

Oil pipeline on Native lands ramps up as Canada honors its...

“In the context of our climate emergency, when Indigenous peoples stand against pipelines, we are not only standing up to protect our land rights, we are also standing up for everyone on the planet and future generations that come after us.”

Fairy Creek: Indigenous-led blockade of old-growth logging is now Canada’s largest...

“The police have no jurisdiction, and industry don’t have jurisdiction, on stolen land.”

As wildfires ravage British Columbia, Wall Street tells investors to buy...

New pipelines could help Canada export more tar sands, boosting the bottom lines of Alberta’s oil producers. But experts warn that Canada is charting a ‘path to climate crisis.’

Canada funneled $23 billion in subsidies to three pipelines since 2018

Government support for oil and gas pipelines exacerbates climate change and puts taxpayers at risk, according to a new report.

Line 3: Stopping the next big climate threat crossing the US-Canada...

An Indigenous-led resistance raises the alarm about a tar-sands pipeline that would cut through treaty territory of Anishinaabe people, threatening wild rice, fresh water and the climate.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”