Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: Canada

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.

The story behind the world’s first private refugee sponsorship program

“There are seven countries right now designing programs based on what they’ve learned about ours.”

27 youth climate activists arrested for Canadian parliament sit-in demanding Green...

"Climate change is impacting us now, so we're acting now and we expect our politicians to do the same."

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A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."
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Video: Restrained detainee begs for life as guards kill him

Neville’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against the county of Forsyth and Wellpath, the medical agency that employs the nurse, for failing to save Neville’s life and negligently causing his death.