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Notorious Canadian MP and Defender of Israel’s Human Rights Abuses Ratchets up Campaign Against Venezuela in the Name of Human Rights

    Notorious Canadian MP and Defender of Israel’s Human Rights Abuses Ratchets up Campaign Against Venezuela in the Name of Human Rights

Requesting the International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela’s government is a significant escalation in Ottawa’s campaign of interference in the domestic affairs of another country. Supported by five like-minded South American nations, it’s the first time a member state has been brought before the ICC’s chief prosecutor by other members. In Canada the campaign to have the…

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‘Victory for Indigenous Communities Everywhere’: Trans Mountain Pipeline Halted After Canadian Court Overturns Approval

    ‘Victory for Indigenous Communities Everywhere’: Trans Mountain Pipeline Halted After Canadian Court Overturns Approval

Indigenous peoples and climate campaigners scored a major victory in Canada on Thursday as the Federal Court of Appeals ruled that the government’s review of the controversial Trans Mountain Pipeline, a project of Kinder Morgan, did not adequately consult with First Nations before greenlighting the project. The ruling comes after ongoing and mass opposition to…

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Is Oily Econo-Politics Behind Saudis’ Crude Canadian Diplomacy?

    Is Oily Econo-Politics Behind Saudis’ Crude Canadian Diplomacy?

TORONTO — In a near repeat of Saudi Arabia’s feud with Qatar last year, the diplomatic spat between the Saudis and the Canadian government seems to have spiralled out of control after it began last Friday. Apparently beginning as a result of the Canadian Foreign Ministry’s decision to criticize via Twitter the Saudi government’s arrest…

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Canada Refuses to Back Down After Saudi Arabia Freezes New Trade

    Canada Refuses to Back Down After Saudi Arabia Freezes New Trade

Canada on Monday refused to back down in its defence of human rights after Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment and expelled the Canadian ambassador in retaliation for Ottawa’s call to free arrested Saudi civil society activists, Reuters reports. In her first public response to Saudi Arabia’s actions, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said, “Canada will always…

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Canadian MPs Take Lobby-Sponsored Trips to Israel

  Canadian MPs Take Lobby-Sponsored Trips to Israel

It is no secret to anyone that in the United States, the people are governed by powerful lobby groups. The strength of the National Rifle Association (NRA) is so great that government officials are able to overlook the shooting deaths of countless innocent children, as young as 5 years old, along with their teachers in…

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Threat to Canadian Democracy: Harper Government’s Torture Act

  Threat to Canadian Democracy: Harper Government’s Torture Act

The Harper government’s Bill C-51, or Anti-Terrorism Act, has been in the public domain for over a month. Long enough for

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Canadian warship sails into Ukrainian powder keg for WWIII

  Canadian warship sails into Ukrainian powder keg for WWIII

HMCS Fredericton left Halifax on Tuesday as part of Operation Reassurance, Canada’s response to Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine. Family

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