Earth Radio: Unist’ot’en Camp Defends First Nations Lands

6 June 2019: On this week’s Earth Watch segment, Unist’ot’en supporter Molly Jane was interviewed by Sojourner Truth show host Margaret Prescod about the ongoing Unist’ot’en encampment to defend unceded First Nations land from resource exploitation. Global Justice… Read More

Protesters Stage 35-Hour Aerial Blockade of Trans Mountain Oil Tanker

“The prime minister still has a chance to make the right decision and stop this pipeline. Whether it’s by his pen, in the courts, or the global resistance the pipeline won’t be built—this movement of people isn’t going… Read More

Canadian Government Profiting from Genetically Modified Salmon Sales

Groups Raise Concerns Over Investor-Regulator Roles   The Canadian government is receiving 10% royalties from sales of the world’s first genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) animal, a GM Atlantic salmon. “We’re concerned that the government is responsible for… Read More

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