All posts in Canada

February 16, 2017, by Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo

Edith Taborda is an Indigenous mother of two girls who belongs to the Embera Karamba community in Quinchia (Risaralda). She is also an activist against mining projects. Since 2011 her […]

“I have hope that I can count on us:” Speech at the Fredericton March Against Islamophobia and Deportations

February 8, 2017, by Gül Çalışkan

My name is Gül Çalışkan. I am an immigrant, I am a Muslim, I am Canadian, and Fredericton is where I call home, where my heart is. Three feelings ...

Murder of Guatemalan youth is evidence of escalating risk to land defenders

November 25, 2016, by NB Media Co-op

North American organizations are dismayed by the execution-style murder of 22 year-old Jeremy Abraham Barrios Lima, assistant to the director of the G ...

“Every single tomato has a story:” Film captures shattered dreams of migrant workers in Canada

October 24, 2016, by Tracy Glynn

Fredericton – A film documenting systemic oppression and exploitation of migrant workers by recruiters and the government in small-town Ontario ...

  • Alton Gas cavern site lacks regulation and oversight
    October 18, 2016, by Ken Summers for the NS Advocate

    KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Lots has been written about the protracted battles on the planned Alton Gas discharge of huge amounts of salt brine into the Shubenacadie River. However, the Alton […]

  • Capitalism, crisis and American empire
    September 20, 2016, by Bruce Wark

    Leo Panitch remembers meeting Sam Gindin during the 1960s when they attended the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg where they grew up. “We studied Latin and economics in first year […]

  • Strike or lockout looms at Canada Post
    June 29, 2016, by Robert Devet for the NS Advocate

    KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – All signs point to work interruptions at Canada Post some time after July 2nd, be it a lockout of its workers by Canada Post or a strike […]