Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Tag: Canada

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.

Analysis: Canceled Keystone XL Pipeline driving major safety changes in Canadian...

This latest development in safety in Canadian oil-by-rail transportation proves just how broken the regulatory system remains.

Why relentless enforcement will make or break the new NAFTA

Because if Mexico fails to relentlessly enforce the USMCA, the new trade agreement will be as big a failure as the old.

Canadian prime minister bans assault weapons 7 days after series of...

"There is no use and no place for such weapons in Canada."

Protests continue across Canada in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders fighting...

Demonstrations over the past week have halted traffic in downtown Vancouver and shut down railways throughout the country.

Climate justice and Indigenous rights advocates rally in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en...

Solidarity actions took the form of rallies and protests at government buildings in Canada as well as in the United States.

Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion approved by Canadian Court despite indigenous peoples...

“Canada has bulldozered a pathway forward on this unsustainable project that is in no way honorable, in the interest of the public, or aligned with its commitment to implement federal legislation on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”

Canada working towards new future for Indigenous-led conservation

“The remaining lungs of the earth need to be respected. Those that work to protect those lungs deserve the same respect.”

Police were ready to shoot indigenous pipeline protesters in Canada, documents...

The protesters' lawyer Martin Peters said the police had acted as “security guards” for the company.

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