Protest - Revolt

John Woodside
Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs — from left, Rob Alfred, John Ridsdale and Antoinette Austin — who oppose the Coastal GasLink pipeline take part in a rally in Smithers, B.C., on Jan. 10, 2020. File photo by Jason Franson / The Canadian Press

Dec. 2, 2021

The crisis unfolding on Wet’suwet’en territory went from simmer to boil in recent weeks, and those on the ground say the fight against the Coastal GasLink project is far from over.

Thousands of women participate in a march called by feminist associations in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, today in Santiago (Chile) | Photo: EFE / Alberto Valdés

25 November 2021

Young women, adults and girls gathered at dusk in the central Plaza Italia in Santiago to march - amid chants and music - on Alameda Avenue, the main artery of downtown Santiago, which remained blocked for several hours.

 Chilean Lawmakers Approve Equal Marriage Bill

Jeremy Appel - Cargill correspondent for

Nov. 27, 2021

Workers at Cargill’s High River, Alberta meatpacking facility have overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest contract offer and management has escalated tensions by serving a lockout notice. 

Carlito Pablo
Activist Nathan Davidowicz points out that Vancouverites make up 50 percent of regional transit users, but says they're sadly lacking in their fair share of bus service. CARLITO PABLO

November 24th, 2021 

Nathan Davidowicz says residents should be within a five-minute walk to a bus stop.

Nathan Davidowicz estimates that Vancouver needs about 50 kilometres of additional bus service.

The longtime transit advocate explained that this would put every resident in the city within five minutes by foot to a bus stop.

“That’s what accessibility is,” Davidowicz told the Straight in a phone interview.

Les Leyne
The B.C. government is in the midst of rule changes that will make more the province's forests off-limits to logging. DARREN STONE, TIMES COLONIST

Nov. 24, 2021

Nearly every one of the last 20 forest ministers, going back 35 years, has stood up at one point or another and indignantly denied that forestry is a sunset industry.

The fact they felt the need in the first place means the impression was out there. More and more, it looks like that impression was and is correct.


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