Friday, May 29, 2020

Tag: Canada

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."

Canadian government declares oil trains safe and plans to get into...

Here's why that's bad news for the communities in both Canada and the U.S. where this influx of oil train traffic will pass.

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Will the left leverage today’s stock surge/unemployment gap shocker?

Fat cats play the system like hungry lions stalking prey. The progressive challenge is to educate more voters how our predatory system helps the rich get richer.
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My advice to the class of 2020

The multiple crises we’re facing are opportunities to remake this nation and the world, hopefully into more just societies.

4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

Climate change to heat up oceans at seven times their current rate

Rapid and inconsistent deep water heating will have a huge impact on ocean wildlife.