By Martin Lukacs hosted by the Guardian At the root of the explosion is deregulation and an energy rush driving companies to take ever greater risks Five days after a train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, the rural town resembles a scene of desolation. Its downtown... Read moreAdd your reaction Share
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ACFN disappointed by JRP’s initial approval of Shell tar sands mine expansion; expects mitigation and accommodation to be in place prior to further approvals for the expansion July 9, 2013 Fort McMurray, AB— Quick on the heels of oil washing up on the shores of Ft. Chipewyan and a... Read moreAdd your reaction Share
By Miles Howe - Halifax Media Co-op MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK - Elsipogtog War Chief John Levi was today sent to jail until Monday morning at 9:30am, which, according to the presiding judge, was the "earliest convenient time" to set bail. Levi stands accused of two charges, both related to an... Read moreAdd your reaction Share
Wednesday July 3rd 10am Cayuga Courthouse, 55 Munsee St. N., Cayuga Rides leave from Keele Subway, Toronto at 8 am See below for info for other cities. Six Nations land defender Theresa “Toad” Jamieson and the Two Row Society join Idle No More Sovereignty Summer’s calls for action with a... Read more1 reaction Share
By Judy Rebick - rabble.ca I don't celebrate Canada Day, never have. Political protests that talk about "taking back Canada" make me uncomfortable. "We," the people who live here, have never had Canada. Even if some people's romantic idea of what Canada was in some distant past when Tommy Douglas... Read more1 reaction Share
Breaking! Idle No More Delivers Sovereignty Summer Message for Canada Day - This is Stolen Native Land.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2013 - Activists with No More Silence and Idle No More unveil surprise banner at Canada Day celebration in Toronto, call attention to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women North York—At this evening’s Canada celebration at Mel Lastman Square, a group of activists as part of... Read more2 reactions Share
Stephen Leahy - guardian.co.uk Photograph: Jeff Mcintosh/AP Native elders to lead a spiritual gathering to heal land, air, water and all living forms harmed by world's largest industrial project. Hundreds of activists including Bill McKibben and Naomi Klein are going into the heart of Canada's tar sands this week –... Read moreAdd your reaction Share