No labour movement worth its salt was ever built on tepid alliances with workers’ smiling enemies.
'No new fighter jets' campaign first step towards defunding military
Progressives should be pushing to defund or abolish the Canadian military. But, first we need to stop bolstering its capacity to kill in U.S. and NATO lead wars.
Extreme heat waves are putting lakes and rivers in hot water this summer
Extreme heat waves have blanketed the Pacific Northwest, Siberia, Greece, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and other regions this summer, with temperatures approaching and exceeding 50 C.
Uber and Lyft avoiding almost $135 million in taxes
Uber and Lyft avoid paying around $135 million per year in Canadian taxes, including around $81 million in avoided EI and CPP payroll taxes, and up to $54 million in avoided corporate taxes, according to a new report, “Uber-low taxes Lyft ride-sharing revenue”, by Canadians for Tax Fairness.
How the Super Wealthy Get Richer while Getting Taxed Less
It’s not just your imagination, the rich are getting richer. The gulf between the rich and poor has been steadily growing in the last 20 years, and social mobility has been declining too.
Residential School Survivor Says Warnings of Missing Children Were Ignored
“We have tried to tell them the truth,” said Evelyn Camille, who was forced to attend the former Kamloops Indian Residential School where the probable remains of about 200 children were found.
Introducing the Indigenous Perspectives Case Study Series
Indigenous Peoples are on the front lines of a changing climate. And Indigenous perspectives provide unique insights about climate change solutions. Yet too often, governments and researchers exclude Indigenous voices from climate policy conversations.
July 1st, 2021: Turning grief into action
Like you, we have been waking up to more news confirming the horrors of the Indian Residential School system
When corporate interests trump the human right to clean drinking water
A Manitoba case of concern
Carolyn Bennett should quit because of government failures on Crown-Indigenous relations
In the aftermath of the discovery of 751 more unmarked Indigenous children's and adults' graves on the grounds of the former Marieval residential "school," Indigenous MP Jody Wilson-Raybould spoke out.
She said it was time for meaningful government action, not an unnecessary early election.
Almost immediately, Justin Trudeau's Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett responded churlishly with a one-word text to Wilson-Raybould: "Pension?"