Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: Canada

Canada steps up surveillance of Indigenous peoples to push fossil fuel...

An international human rights body condemned Canada’s treatment of Indigenous communities opposing two major oil and gas pipelines.

Canada’s big banks are secretly supporting Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion

"Once again, we see that Canadian banks are leading the world in financing climate-destructive, Indigenous rights-violating projects," said one campaigner.

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.

Suicide truckers

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.’

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As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.