Burning the Wiphala Flag: How Canada and the U.S. fueled chaos in Bolivia
The ease with which the narrative of a fraudulent election was propagated, and the swift rise of right-wing forces in Bolivia, owes much to U.S. and Canadian foreign policy.
Liberals ease regulations required to pass projects with large environmental impacts
As a public statement by the organization, Environmental Defence reads, “For virtually every class of project,”—and that includes pipelines, nuclear reactors, mines and highways—“The thresholds for the size of a project have increased.”
Ford’s sex-ed curriculum brings in Exemption policy and leaves repealed Liberal policy “largely unchanged”
The conservative government’s sex-ed program closely mirrors similar alterations executed by their Liberal predecessors. In 2015, the Wynne administration had instituted changes to the 1998 curriculum, only to later have them repealed—an act that would provoke court challenges, school walk-outs, and protest.
Ontario boy’s lemonade stand attracts a crowd of first responders
As refreshments were being served to local residents, the young cancer fighter had to cover his ears when a flood of first responders began parading down his street.
SNC-Lavalin affair recalls Harper’s bombing of Libya and a history of corporate power
If we are concerned for democracy, then that concern should manifest itself in a definable worry over corporate power that writes laws and engages in wars. They, more so than the leaders, are the constant problem.
A&W “watch list” technique to stop unions was leaked from anti-union conference
In exclusive recordings an outlet has documented a talk by A&W executives on how they keep their workplace “union-free.”
Resigned cabinet minister Philpott expresses concerns over SNC-Lavalin investigation
The remarks from Trudeau’s former President of the Treasury Board come one day after a report was released by Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion.
“Useless Indian” among racist signs found by indigenous community
The day the signs were found the community had planned lessons in tipis, pipe ceremonies, bannock making, and a sweat lodge ceremony for men.
Quebec immigration policy faces backlash over possible labour shortages
A statement released by one prominent Quebec association representing manufacturers and exporters voiced a dissenting opinion. They claim to worry that the reduction in new arrivals will create an atmosphere “insufficient to meet the needs of the manufacturing sector.”