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09/08/20
Author: 
Liam Britten

Company did not reply to emails about work near the boundary between Burnaby-New Westminster

08/08/20
Author: 
Yves Engler
Photo: Nov. 2019 protest in Argentina against the coup in Bolivia. Ousted from power, Evo Morales is now living in exile in Argentina. Photo: Santiago Sito

Strike actions underway demanding elections take place as planned in September

If Indigenous lives really mattered to the Trudeau Liberals, the Canadian government would not treat the most Indigenous country in the Americas the way it has.

07/08/20
Author: 
Brandi Morin
Photo of Kanahus Manuel of the Secwépemc Nation at the Tiny House Warriors demonstration near Blue River, B.C. by Brandi Morin

August 7th 2020

A minefield of racial divides, violence and human rights violations is about to explode in Blue River, B.C., over the expansion of Canada’s Trans Mountain pipeline (TMX).

 

On Saturday, July 25, tensions mounted in Blue River, B.C., a tiny community of just 260 people encircled by a backdrop of a stunning mountainous landscape along Highway 5.

It’s situated at the confluence of the Blue and North Thompson Rivers, where part of the TMX expansion is underway.

07/08/20
Author: 
Chris Campbell
Peter Julian speaks to supporters at the NDP celebration at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown. Photograph By LISA KING

AUGUST 7, 2020

New Westminster-Burnaby MP Peter Julian is pushing forward with his motion that Canada institute a wealth tax.

Julian has submitted M-43, a private member’s bill that the federal government “should immediately implement a 1% wealth tax on fortunes over $20 million.”

07/08/20
Author: 
First Nations Leaders
Stand with Six Nations! 

For just under three weeks Haudenosaunee Land Defenders, on their traditional territories, have been occupying a site slated for illegal development.

05/08/20
Author: 
Ryan Grim
Cori Bush. Photo: Courtesy of Cori Bush for Congress

August 4 2020

Cori Bush’s triumph over 19-year incumbent Rep. Lacy Clay in St. Louis, Missouri, is Justice Democrats’ latest upset.

IN AN UPSET that will rock the House Democratic Caucus, Ferguson activist Cori Bush on Tuesday unseated Rep. Lacy Clay, whose family has represented the St. Louis-area congressional district for more than 50 years. 

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