British Columbia

26/11/20
Author: 
Marc Fawcett-Atkinson
Skyrocketing land prices make it difficult for many mid-sized farms, like this one near Vancouver, B.C., to break even. It's one factor contributing to land inequality worldwide. Photo by Marc Fawcett-Atkinson

November 26th 2020

More than two-thirds of the world’s fields, ranches and orchards are owned by one per cent of its farmers, according to a report released Tuesday.

Land inequality — the concentrated ownership of land — is skyrocketing globally, including in Canada and the U.S. It’s a trend driven by large-scale industrial farming and export-oriented agricultural policies with wide-ranging impacts on everything from food security to climate change.

25/11/20
Author: 
Natalie Southworth

Groups Say Federal Government Must Change Course with TMX, Recoup Billions of Unspent Tax Dollars

 

For Immediate Release

 

21/11/20
Author: 
Andrew Kurjata

Nov 19, 2020

Industrial site safety plans still working, Dr. Henry says

 

John Horgan poses for a selfie while on a tour of LNG Canada in Northern B.C. on Friday Jan. 17, 2020. (John Horgan/Twitter)

21/11/20
Author: 
Kanahus Manuel and Naomi Klein
November 19, 2020

Instead of negotiating land surrenders in exchange for one-off payments and promises, this movement aims to put unceded land back under Indigenous control

 
19/11/20
Author: 
David Thurton ·

At an annual public meeting, the government-owned project was accused of holding back information

 
19/11/20
Author: 
First Nations Leaders
National Call To Act;ion November 2020

Nov. 19, 2020
 
Gidemt'en Checkpoint, Tiny House Warriors, 1492 Land Back Lane, Kanienkehaka Land Back Camp, Mikmaq 1752 frontline, and Protect the Inlet are all calling for action!

Please watch and share this powerful call out video and organize within your community! 
19/11/20
Author: 
The Thorn

Nov. 19, 2020

On Wednesday, Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart unveiled a plan to ask the Canadian government to allow Vancouver to decriminalize simple possession of all drugs. This would first involve passing a motion at Vancouver City Council.

Read about it in this story from Global News: Plan unveiled to make Vancouver first jurisdiction in Canada to decriminalize simple drug possession

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