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Europe gets its first ‘Tar-Free City’

Oxford takes a lead from communities in the US by rejecting oil from Canada’s destructive tar sands project.

Filed in: Canada Energy Environment First Nations Reservations (Canada) Oil Politics United Kingdom United States

Canada’s PM only has time for one colour of suicide

Stephen Harper has played into the hands of a biased media as he fails to tackle the issues faced by young First Nations people, writes Chloe Ferguson.

Filed in: Canada First Nations Reservations (Canada) Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Politics Society Youth

Keep tar sands out of Europe!

As John Kerry met the G8 in London, activists demanded he says no to dirty oil. Tara Clarke was one of them.

Filed in: Canada Climate Change Environment First Nations Reservations (Canada) Oil United Kingdom United States

PODCAST: Dirty oil

Taking action against tar sands in North America and the EU and why Obama must say not to the Keystone XL pipeline.

Filed in: Activism Canada Climate Change Europe European Union First Nations Reservations (Canada) Oil United States

Idle No More and Britain’s colonial present

Chloe Ferguson reports from an East London ‘teach-in’ on the relationship between the Canadian government, First Nation rights and the Crown.

Filed in: Activism Canada Colonialism First Nations Reservations (Canada) Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Politics United Kingdom

London tar sands protest backs Idle No More

A First Nations activist will join the UK Tar Sands Network as they hand over a petition to the Canadian government.

Filed in: Activism Canada Environment First Nations Reservations (Canada) Human Rights Oil Pollution United Kingdom

A tarred reputation

Danny Chivers on how the UK Tar Sands Network got a room of influential delegates to laugh at the Canadian Environment Minister.

Filed in: Activism Canada Climate Change Environment Indigenous Peoples Oil Politics

The highlights of Hot Docs 2012

Richard Swift gives us a round-up of the best offerings at Toronto’s annual film-fest.

Filed in: Canada

Québec’s Maple Spring

Richard Swift says Canada’s wave of pots-and-pans protests signal the first major rupture with the austerity agenda.

Filed in: Canada Education

Student demonstrations go viral in Québec

Alice Ellwood reports from cacophonous Montréal where pan-protests have sprung up in defiance of a repressive anti-assembly law.

Filed in: Activism Canada Youth

The credit union boom

Fed up with being fleeced, North Americans are flocking to co-operative savings societies. Wayne Ellwood reports.

Filed in: Canada Co-operatives Finance

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