Protest - Revolt

K-J Millar

Jun. 16, 2021

Demonstrations against the container ship JPO Volans lead into the second day to dissuade docking

Picketers in Prince Rupert demonstrated the activist side of the city’s history, and present, with the second day of protesting against the docking and unloading of an Israeli-owned container ship at the Northcoast port, on June 15.

K-J Millar
DP World letter

Jun. 23, 2021

Workers suspended following Israeli-owned Volans container ship blockade protest

Ninety-four members of the International Longshore Workers Union Local 505 (ILWU) have been suspended without pay from duties following refusals to cross JPO Volans demonstrations, Ian Robinson, manager of yard and gate at DP World wrote, in a June 21 letter to ILWU.

The JPO Volans, an Israeli-owned, Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. cargo vessel arrived in Prince Rupert, on June 14, which prompted demonstrations at the Fairview Terminal.

Moira Donovan

June 22nd 2021

For much of the pandemic, Nova Scotia has been closed to the outside world. But a proposed natural gas project in the province — dubbed “the last one standing” by the CEO of the company behind it — is reaching across borders nonetheless.

John Woodside
Indigenous rights and climate activists gathered outside Liberty Mutual's office in Vancouver to pressure the insurance giant to stop covering Trans Mountain. Photo courtesy of Andrew Larigakis

June 21, 2021

Friday marked the end of a global week of action against insurers of Canada’s Trans Mountain pipeline and its expansion project. The protests, calling on its insurers to cut ties with the federally owned pipeline, spanned 25 actions across four continents.

The Media Co-op

The fight over the Canada's TMX pipeline, which is being constructed through hundreds of kilometers of Indigenous territory without consent, is not over. Our volunteer editorial board is planning a series of articles this summer about the pipeline and resistance to it, and thanks to your support earlier this year, we are able to pay contributors to this series nearly double our usual pay rates. We will pay between $400 to $600 per piece.

Sophie Birks
Illustration from the Toronto-based Keep Your Rent campaign.

 June 7, 2021

Taking on landlords can feel like an impossible task, but these organizers are winning battles, and a bigger wave of tenant organizing could acheive even more


As tenants trying to live through the pandemic, we’ve been stressed about paying the rent as our landlords wield the threat of eviction, often leaving us with no choice but to expose ourselves to COVID-19 in our workplaces. 


Rainforest Flying Squad
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June 19, 2021
Kevin Duggan, Brooklyn Paper
Environmentalists launch a gas bill strike outside National Grid's MetroTech Center headquarters on June 1. Photo by Kevin Duggan


Environmentalist launched a gas bill strike Tuesday, pledging to withhold money from their monthly utilities in protest of National Grid’s controversial pipeline project beneath the streets of Brooklyn.

Jake Johnson
Activists wearing giant heads of the G7 leaders tussle over a giant COVID-19 vaccine syringe during an action of NGO's on Swanpool Beach in Falmouth, Cornwall, England, Friday, June 11, 2021. Leaders of the G7 begin their first of three days of meetings on Friday in Carbis Bay, in which they will discuss COVID-19, climate, foreign policy and the economy. Depicted from left to right, Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Cha
June 11, 2021

Public health campaigners estimate that promised donations from rich countries would be enough to cover just 11% of the world's unvaccinated population.


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