Canada

16/09/19
Author: 
Sharon Kelly
Main image: Retirement. Credit: Monica Silvestre from Pexels

July 25, 2019

A year ago, Chesapeake Energy, at one time the nation’s largest natural gas producer, announced it was selling off its Ohio Utica shale drilling rights in a $2 billion deal with a little-known private company based in Houston, Texas, Encino Acquisition Partners.

14/09/19
Author: 
Bill Henderson

None of the parties have the ambitious policies required to really tackle the climate crisis

SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

13/09/19
Author: 
The Leap

We were thrilled to see so much interest from activists and trade unionists in Canada, the Untited States, and abroad!

Here is a recording of the digital panel.

12/09/19
Author: 
Gene McGuckin
Climate Change Action Canada - Photo credit: Justin Tang/Canadian Press

September 12, 2019

While many Canadians are looking to the October 21st federal election for solutions to global climate disruption, the climate plans from the four major parties offer none.

Any genuine solution will require reining in an economic system that demands eternal growth in a finite ecosystem, mitigating or adapting to multiplying environmental and social disasters, and drastically reducing consumption. Deadline: yesterday!

11/09/19
Author: 
Alastair Sharp
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (centre) with B.C. Premier John Horgan and hydro workers at a training centre in Surrey, B.C. on Aug. 29, 2019. B.C. Government Photo

September 11th 2019

On a sunny day in late August, Justin Trudeau and John Horgan posed for photographs at a hydro-electricity training site in Surrey, B.C., just outside of Vancouver.

11/09/19
Author: 
The Leap

Sep 9, 2019

In the United States, many advocates of a Green New Deal have included the call for prison abolition — a vision that would also expand democracy, as inmates are currently prevented from voting. In Canada, however, the connection between a Green New Deal and prison abolition has yet to be made explicit or widespread.

11/09/19
Author: 
Stephanie Wood
[Top photo: Youth Stop TMX, comprised of Rebecca Wolf Gage (top left), Nina Tran (top right), Olivier Adkin-Kaya (bottom left), and Lena Andres (bottom right) argue Trans Mountain infringes on their constitutional rights. Photos provided by Youth Against TMX]

September 9th 2019

[See tweets at link]

The corporation linked to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project demanded a group of teenagers cover their legal bills — before promptly changing its mind without explanation.

Youth Stop TMX, a group made up of Olivier Adkin-Kaya, 18; Lena Andres, 17; Nina Tran, 18; and Rebecca Wolf Gage, 13, had applied for judicial review of the pipeline project, arguing that it violates their inherent rights to life, liberty, security of person and equality.

11/09/19
Author: 
Laura KaneThe Canadian Press
Numerous hurdles remain before significant construction can begin on the massive project.  TRANS MOUNTAIN

Sept. 10, 2019


VANCOUVER—Barbara Gard calls her three-hectare property, nestled below the forested peak of Sumas Mountain, a “miniature Stanley Park.” Its lush trees and flowing creek reminded her of Vancouver’s majestic park, and she immediately knew she wanted to call it home.

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