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May 22, 2019, by Migrant Rights Network

Kevin Smallwood, President with the Fredericton Labour District Council, is among the early endorsers of an open letter by labour council presidents supporting the #UniteAgainstRacism campaign. Please read the open […]

The real Trud’oh teams up with Doug Ford to scuttle refugee rights

April 27, 2019, by Stacey Gomez

There’s been a lot of hype about this Sunday’s Canada-themed episode of The Simpsons, which will reportedly see Lisa Simpson accidentally ...

NS Supreme Court rules against Mi’kmaq water protectors, but the struggle is far from over

March 21, 2019, by Stacey Gomez

A temporary injunction handed down by a judge on Monday orders relocation of the site of the occupation to an area designated by Alton Gas On March 18 ...

All are not equal before the law in Guatemala

February 6, 2019, by Jackie McVicar

Last June, I got asked to help with translation for folks working on a documentary about the international declaration on human rights. They were inte ...

  • UNB professor reveals the hidden curriculum
    January 16, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Education was “a tool for social transformation and community survival” for many women educators of colour. An enthusiastic group of one hundred people attended a lecture by Dr. Funké Aladejebi […]

  • Offshoring retirement: New trends in aging globally
    December 29, 2018, by Matthew Hayes

    Retirement is changing. As recent debates about public pensions in New Brunswick make clear, workers are increasingly worried about the stability of their pensions, even as a growing number also […]

  • “Ongoing genocide:” An interview with Bruce Clark
    December 28, 2018, by Brett Stanford

    Bruce Clark’s new book Ongoing Genocide caused by Judicial Suppression of the “Existing” Aboriginal Rights argues that the Canadian judicial system has legalised the ongoing genocide of Indigenous peoples in Canada by […]

  • Not one more deportation
    April 16, 2018, by Amy Darwish and Gwendolyn Muir

    Editorial note: On April 13, 2018, the Trudeau government deported Lucy Granados to Guatemala. Lucy’s supporters hope she will be able to return.   At 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March […]

  • Let Lucy Stay
    April 11, 2018, by Gül Çaliskan

    Update: On April 13, 2018, Lucy Granados was deported from Canada to Guatemala. Lucy’s supporters in Canada are organizing for her return to Canada.  This speech was delivered by Gül Çaliskan, […]

  • 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 […]