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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

Canada quits Afghanistan, almost

Canadian troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan this month. In theory, at least, reports Wayne Ellwood.

Filed in: Afghanistan Canada

Fracking the world

Hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking’ – Big Oil’s newest way to extract natural gas from an exhausted planet – comes with a terrible environmental price tag. Joyce Nelson digs deeper.

Filed in: Canada Oil Pollution United States

Stop the tar sands trade talks

A protest against opening the EU’s doors to Canada’s polluting tar sands

Filed in: Canada Climate Change Trade

Climate criminal Canada sets its sights on Europe

6th round of Canada-EU trade negotiations, Brussels: 16-21 January

Filed in: Canada Climate Change Oil

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