Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Canada

Massive resistance means the Trans Mountain Pipeline fight rages on

"People across British Columbia do not want this pipeline built and will make sure it isn't."

Canada passes ‘Free Willy’ bill banning whale and dolphin captivity

"Today is a really good day for animals in Canada."

Canada announces plan to ban single-use plastics

“As early as 2021, Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics from coast to coast.”

Damning Canadian inquiry calls the murder and disappearance of Indigenous women...

The report follows decades of anguish and anger as indigenous communities have called for greater attention to the epidemic of dead and missing indigenous women, girls and two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual people.

Is Canada’s new Ombudsperson for responsible enterprise really capable of remedying...

But what power for remedy will CORE really offer with their recommendations and suggestions?

Another oil train crashes as Alberta Government gets into oil-by-rail business

Oil trains will continue to derail and cause large fires and spills.

In ‘victory for land and water,’ Canada’s Supreme Court rules bankrupt...

"In a world tackling climate change and transitioning away from fossil fuels, oil companies' environmental liabilities are only going to grow, which is why it is vital that the polluter pays principle remains a core element of our legal framework."

Conquest by pipeline in British Columbia

The struggle to preserve their lands, water, languages, cultures and way of life is seen as existential by many Indigenous communities here in Canada as across the country’s southern border in the United States.

‘Do as I say, not as I do:’ Rand ‘socialized-medicine-is-slavery’ Paul...

The "irony of it" was just too rich that he would travel to Canada, which enjoys a socialized, single-payer healthcare system, to have the procedure performed.

Canadian police block journalists from covering indigenous pipeline protest

“The provincial and federal governments must revoke the permits for this project until the standards of free, prior and informed consent are met."

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.