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16/09/21
Author: 
Protect the Planet Stop TMX
Stop TMX Treesit

Dear friends,

 

We need YOUR help with direct support of the treesits that are blocking TMX. Non-Arrestable OR Arrestable - you decide. Both are crucial.

 

16/09/21
Author: 
Scott Van Denham
Taxes - Getty Images

Sept. 16, 2021

Writer says Justin Trudeau coined the catchphrase of the federal campaign

Editor:

The prime minister may have inadvertently coined the catchphrase of this federal election, perhaps of the whole year.

Just not in way he probably intended.

He claims we cannot tax the super-rich with “unlimited zeal.”

16/09/21
Author: 
CBC The Current
[Editor: Interesting and moving interview.]
CBC Radio · 
 

Night Raiders is screening as part of the Toronto International Film Festival. (Submitted by Elevation Pictures.)

 

15/09/21
Author: 
Robert Hackett
Butterfly on flowers

September 14, 2021

Because Justin Trudeau reneged on his promise to replace our antiquated first-past-the-post electoral system, Canadian voters once again face the same dilemma: Do you vote for your favourite (or least disliked) party, even if it has no chance of winning your riding? Or do you hold your nose and check the box for a second choice in order to defeat the Devil Incarnate?

14/09/21
Author: 
Chen Zhou
Stop TMX sign - Chen Zhou

Sept. 10, 2021

Even the NDP refuses to commit to killing the $16-billion, publicly funded pipeline expansion

The overpass trembled as cars sped past, and the noise of the traffic roared as several protestors stood on the sidewalk with “STOP TMX” banners. They waved them at passing vehicles, and those on the Trans-Canada Highway beneath them.

14/09/21
Author: 
Torrance Coste
Clay Nikiforuk

Sept. 9, 2021

A year after groundbreaking old-growth report, government inaction still drives conflict in B.C.

Every day in B.C., irreplaceable groves filled with the oldest trees in the country are cut down and lost forever. In the year since the province’s strategic review of old-growth management, we’ve seen many promises but very little change in the forest.

14/09/21
Author: 
Rochelle Baker
 Close to 1,000 old-growth activists at the Fairy Creek blockades have been arrested, making it the largest civil disobedience movement in Canada. Photo courtesy of Rainforest Flying Squad / Facebook

September 14th 2021

A slew of legal applications involving the contentious Fairy Creek old-growth blockades are moving forward in B.C. Supreme Court this week as the protest becomes one of the largest acts of civil disobedience in Canada.

12/09/21
Author: 
Al Shaw, Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica, and Jeremy W. Goldsmith

September 15, 2020.

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