Tiny Houses Built to Block Canadian Oil Pipeline

Ten tiny houses are currently being built by the Secwepemc Nation in order to block the proposed expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline in what some are calling the next ‘Standing Rock’. These ten tiny homes will be strategically placed… Read More

World Famous Tourist Destination A Dumping Ground for Raw Sewage

One of the most visited outdoor tourist attractions in the world, Niagara Falls, is known for its breathtaking views, but visitors are now having their breath taken away by something far less awe inspiring. Located just a few… Read More

Canadians Are Unknowingly Eating GM Salmon

AquaBounty revealed on August 4, in its quarterly financial results, that it has sold approximately five tonnes of genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) Atlantic salmon fillets in Canada. This is the world’s first sale of GM fish for human consumption… Read More

Paris Agreement or Not, US Was Never a Climate Leader

The following guest blog, originally published by GlobalJustice.org.uk, was written by Brandon Wu, a US-based activist and Director of Policy and Campaigns at ActionAid USA, who has engaged with the UN climate process for many years. 1. The… Read More

Genetically Engineered Crops, Trees Not Welcome in Victoria, BC

TimesColonist.com reports that City councillors have unanimously agreed to a motion last week calling for a set of rules to restrict genetically modified plants in B.C. and Canada. Canadians worried about the potential effects include Victoria councillors Ben Isitt and Jeremy… Read More

World Social Forum Location Creating Challenges for People from Southern Countries

GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann and ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery Director Orin Langelle are in the World Social Forum in Montreal. This is the first time the WSF has taken place in a Northern country, which is creating challenges for people… Read More

Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada Topic of Book by GJEP Board Member

Aziz Choudry, editor and contributor on Unfree Labour?, is a GJEP Board Member. Order Unfree Labour here.  Over the past decade, Canada has experienced considerable growth in labour migration. Moreover, temporary labour migration has replaced permanent immigration as the primary means… Read More

Mass Evacuation as ‘Apocalyptic’ Inferno Engulfs Canadian Tar Sands City

A raging wildfire in a Canadian tar sands town has forced tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed several residential neighborhoods, offering a bleak vision of a fiery future if the fossil fuel era is not brought to… Read More

WATCH: ‘We Call Them Intruders’ Trailer – Documentary About Canadian Mining in Africa

Via IntercontinentalCry.org: If you live and work in Canada, chances are you’re connected to Canadian mining companies – whether you know it or not – through your savings, taxes, Canada Pension Plan contributions, RRSPs and other investments. In… Read More