Indigenous Peoples

E. McIntosh
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, pictured in 2018, used the slogan 'Take Back Canada' during his leadership campaign. Now, a group of climate activists are attempting to trademark the phrase. File photo by Alex Tétreault

September 17th 2020

A group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth climate activists have filed to trademark the 'Take Back Canada’ slogan used by Conservative Party of Canada Leader Erin O’Toole.

state Rep. David Michel
Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez / Houston Chronicle Attorney Eugene Kung, left to right, Dr. Tane Ward, Neskonlith te Secwepemc chief Judy Wilson, and Sum of Us capitol markets advisor Lisa Lindsley talk during a press conference in Houston following an appearance at Kinder Morgan International's Annual General Meeting on May 9, 2018. Wilson talked about the opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

September 14, 2020

We as Connecticut citizens should be wary of companies insuring fossil fuels, since fossil fuels are among the primary causes of climate change. As a state representative for Stamford, I’ve seen firsthand the enormous changes global warming is causing in our coastal city. The frequency and intensity of superstorms and hurricanes is due in part to changes in our climate.

Christopher Curtis, Virginie Ann
The recycling site is owned by both Gabriel’s brothers, Robert and Gary, and has been causing tension since 2014. (COURTESY VIRGINIE ANN )

SEPTEMBER 10, 2020

The ‘recycling centre’ is packed with nearly 15 times more waste than its permit allows, and nearby residents complain of headaches, nausea and nosebleeds

We are trespassers.

That fact dawns on us as we crouch in the bushes, waiting to sneak onto a landfill in Mohawk territory. When we hear the last car leave the property, “Dave” motions to us and we set out for the dump at the edge of the woods.

Dustin Godfrey
Pipes for TMX - Photograph By TRANS MOUNTAIN


Thirteen groups representing 180,000 post-secondary students across the country are backing a call by SFU’s student union for the federal government to reconsider the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Premila D'Sa
Canada Energy Regulator is responsible for approving and regulating major projects such as the Keystone XL pipeline, which runs natural gas through the U.S. and Canada. Photo by Shannon Patrick/Creative Commons

September 2nd 2020

An Indigenous Advisory Committee may be comprised of "respected voices in their communities," but it's unclear how much of a say they'll have during discussions about future energy projects.

The Canada Energy Regulator announced the committee last week.

Rising Tide North America Collective

The Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline is spilling into drinking water aquifers, on sacred sites, and feeding catastrophic climate change, and this pipeline wouldn’t be possible without major insurers backing the project.


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